Founded on the 14th of October 1937, the Entomological Society of Southern Africa promotes entomology in Africa and communication between entomologists. It does so through the publication of its journal, African Entomology and its biennial Congresses. The Society welcomes all who are interested in entomology, either professionals or amateurs.
Promoting entomology in Africa and communication between entomologists with our biennial Congresses. Have a look below at our upcoming and past events.
R525, towards Kruger National Park Pafuri Gate.
June 28 - July 1
The Entomological Society of Southern Africa to invite you to the 22nd Biennial ESSA Congress, to be held from 28 June – 1 July 2021 at the Forever Resort Tshipise in Limpopo Province. Click here for more infoView Event
African Entomology is a peer reviewed scientific journal that publishes original research articles and short communications on all aspects of entomology, with an emphasis on the advancement of entomology on the African continent. Click here to read more about our publications and how to subscribe to them.
Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in southern Africa. Written by 39 leading entomologists, this book is the most comprehensive account of the phytophyagous insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in south African published to date. Click here to read more about this publication.