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.



logoNext Meeting - 12 August 2014, 1pmTachinid face

Our special guest speaker will be John McKeown, with a talk entitled "The Entomologist gets the trout!"

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logoChemical Ecology Seminar

Dr Falko Drijfhout will speak on the Function and Applications of Hydrocarbons in Social Insects at EcoSciences Precinct, Dutton Park on the 2nd of July More details...

logoGut Microbiota of Termites Seminar

Prof Dr. Andreas Brune from the Dept. of Biogeochemistry, Max Plank Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany will speak on "The gut microbiota of termites: evolutionary origin and functional adaptations" at UQ, 22 July. More details...

logoIOBC Young Scientist Awards

Apply for a sponsorship to attend the AES Conference in September. More information...

logoSubscribe to the Australian Entomologist for 2014

*New* Electronic (pdf) version available this year. Back issues from 37(3) Sep 2010 up to the current issue 41(1) are available online for purchase through Informit.

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