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Following the latest government announcement concerning the current Covid-19 pandemic the Society headquarters at Mansion House has now closed.

Where possible emails will be monitored, any urgent enquiries should be forwarded to

Membership applications will be put on hold until further notice.

Our "identify that insect" service will continue, but our Director of Science cannot accept any physical samples to inspect during this time.

Our Librarian will not have access to our collections from home, but will be happy to try and locate references available to download from the internet.

All events and meetings have been cancelled until further notice

We hope that everyone stays well and we hope that normal business can resume soon for everyone, thank you for your understanding during this difficult time that the world finds itself in.

Kirsty Whiteford - Registrar

Types of membership

Academic qualification is not a pre-requisite for Membership and applications are welcome from those who show that they have a genuine interest in entomology. Members may at any time apply for a Fellowship when they consider that they have attained the required standard.

The Society welcomes applications for election from people who are actively involved in entomology either professionally or as amateurs.

Fellowship is open to entomologists who have made a significant contribution to their science, through publications or other evidence of achievement. Fellows are entitled to make use of the title Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society (F. R. E. S.).

Membership is open to all who have a genuine interest and enthusiasm in entomology. Membership does not require academic qualifications. Members are now entitled to use the suffix Mem.R.E.S., not applicable for students.

Cost of annual subscription details can be found here

List of discounted countries can be found here




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