College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Department of Entomology

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Entomology Museum

Over 1.25 Million Specimens on Display

 Welcome to Entomology at WSU!


What is entomology?

Entomology is the study of insects and their relationship to humans, the environment, and other organisms.

Why entomology?

  • Contribute to a diversity of fields such as agriculture, chemistry, biology, human/animal health, molecular science, criminology, and forensics
  • Detect the role of insects in the spread of disease
  • Discover ways to protect food & fiber crops, and livestock more specifics about the What & Why of Entomology…

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Job Opportunity 

Part-time temporary beekeeping position

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M.T. James Entomological Museum

Norm Ehman Urban Pest Management Award

Call for 2016 Proposals


E.Paul Catts Memorial Lecture 2015

2014 EP Catts

WSU’s 18th Annual Insect




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