to the website of the Entomological Society of Queensland.
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.
Next Meeting - 10 March 2015, 1pm
The first meeting of the year is the Annual General Meeting.
Queensland Brain Institute Seminar - Insect Vision
Wednesday, March 11th from 12-1pm at UQ Brain Institute, Level 7 Auditorium
Professor Eric Warrant, Department of Biology, University of Lund, Sweden, will talk on "Seeing at the limits: Vision and visual navigation in nocturnal insects."
Vector Ecology and Vector Borne Disease Seminars
Wednesday, March 18th at 11:30am and 1:15pm at UQ
Seminar 1: Phil Lounibos from University of Florida will be speaking on "Competitive displacement mechanisms and ramifications for vector-borne disease ecology of the dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti with the arrival of the Asian tiger, A. albopictus."
Seminar 2: Alex Raikhel, University of California/Riverside will be speaking on "Insect regulatory molecules, hormones and microRNAs: from basic research to applications"
Student Award Form
Wanted: Live Assassin bugs
Andy Walker at The University of Queensland is collecting assassin bugs for a project looking at the biochemistry of their venom. He has suitable collections of common assassin bugs (Pristhesancus plagipennis) and red tiger assassin bugs (Havinthus rufovarius) but other assassins can be exchanged for a bottle of wine by contacting him on 0419712754 or at email@example.com. There is a great page with pictures of many assassin bugs here.
The council has produced a revised constitution for 2015. The minor updates can be viewed here..... These revisions will be voted on at the AGM in March.
Subscribe to the Australian Entomologist for 2015
*New* Electronic (pdf) version available this year. Back issues from 37(3) Sep 2010 up to the current issue are available online for purchase through Informit.
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