The Royal Entomological Society of London is devoted to insect study. It has a major national and international role in disseminating information about insects and improving communication between entomologists.
They decided that a society should be created for the promotion of the science of entomology in its various branches and it should be called the Entomological Society of London. J.G. Children, F.W. Hope, J.F. Stephens, W Yarrell and G Rudd were elected to form a committee, with G.R. Gray as secretary. J.G. Children became the first president and William Kirby (1759–1850) was made honorary president for life. The real date of the foundation of the society was more probably on 22 May 1833, when the members met in Thatched House Tavern, on St James's... Read More