The Society's emblem, chosen in 1973, on the 50th anniversary of the Society, is the King Stag Beetle, Phalacrognathus muelleri (Macleay), Family Lucanidae (Coleoptera). Its magnificent purple and green colouration makes it one of the most attractive beetle species in Australia. It is restricted to the rainforests of northern Queensland.


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The Society, since its inception in 1923, has promoted the development of pure and applied entomological research in Australia, particularly in Queensland. Membership is open to anyone interested in Entomology.

The Society promotes liaison among entomologists through regular meetings, distributes a News Bulletin to members, provides collection permits and publishes the Australian Entomologist.


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logoNext meeting: 9 May 2017 at 1pm

General Meeting:

Program includes general business followed by a presentation by Mike Muller, Senior Medical Entomologist with Brisbane City Council. Mike's presentation will give an overview of the Brisbane City Council mosquito management program.

"Mosquito Management in Brisbane – Past, Present and Future"

All welcome! Join us after the meeting for tea and coffee.

Location: Seminar room, Ground Floor, Ecosciences Precinct Boggo Road, Dutton Park

All welcome!

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logoPerkins Memorial Dinner: September 12th

As ESQ approaches its centenary year, Council has decided to initiate a dinner to be held on the evening of each Perkins Lecture day. The inaugural Perkins Dinner will be held in the beautiful function room of the St Lucia Golf Club on September 12 this year. We invite members to note the date. Final details will be given in the News Bulletin later in the year.

logoSubscribe to the Australian Entomologist for 2017

*New* Electronic (pdf) version available this year. Back issues are available online for purchase through Informit.

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