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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.
ESQ Centennial Symposium

centenary logoOne hundred years strong: a celebration of Queensland entomology

As part of the ESQ's Centennial celebrations, we are holding a full-day Symposium at the Queensland Museum (South Bank) on Tuesday, 9 May, 2023.

Running from 8am--5pm on the day, and including welcome tea/coffee, morning & afternoon tea, and lunch. The day has a packed schedule of fantastic presentations (see below) and also provides an opportunity to gather, network and celebrate 100 years of one of Australia's oldest continually operating scientific societies.

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Note to Presenters: Presenters will need to provide a copy of their PowerPoint presentation to by no later than 4 May 2023. Presenters also need to submit a manuscript of their presentation to the Australian Entomologist by 9 May (the day of the symposium). Manuscripts will be peer reviewed for publication in a Special Issue dedicated to the Symposium. Manuscript submissions must adhere to the journal's guidelines available here: Guide to Authors

Length of submitted manuscripts:

Standard: abstract plus appx 2750 words and 2+ images

Rapid-fire: abstract plus appx 750 words and 2 images