Raising the profile of entomological education in Australia

Want to learn more about insects?

Here's a collection of resources for students, teachers and enthusiasts

Did you know that there are more species of insects on earth than there are of any other animal?

Insects have an enormous impact on the environment, health and world economies and are of direct importance to humans as:

  • Pests
  • Carriers of disease
  • Pollinators
  • Nutrient cyclers
  • Sources of new bioactive compounds
  • Indicators of environmental change

AustEntSoc logoThe Entomology Australia website is devoted to raising the profile of entomological education in Australia and is overseen by a collaboration of entomologists from a number of universities across Australia. The Australian Entomological Society supports the website through its education committee.