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 - 13 May 2014, 1pmTachinid face

Guest speaker: Dan Papacek - All welcome!

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logoSeven Network's Beauty and the Geek is looking for male Entomologists.

Seven Network's Beauty and the Geek is Casting for a new series and looking for male Entomology students or Entomologists. The casting producer has contacted our Society and asked to put the word out to all interested and eligible society members. If you are between 18-30 years old, single and find this of interest, fill out an application at for your chance to win a large cash prize. Closing Date 30 May 2013

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Research and Teaching Fellow in Entomology
Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, Plant and Food Science, University of Sydney, REFERENCE NO. 686/0314 - deadline 5 May 2014

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Postdoctoral researcher at Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU) working with Professor Geoff Gurr from Charles Sturt University - deadline 30 April 2014 or until position filled.

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