The following common name proposals were recently approved by the ESA Committee on Common Names and are being submitted to the ESA membership for comment. Please submit any comments to the ESA Common Names Committee by emailing

Proposed removal of common name: Japanese pine blast scale
Scientific name: Matsucoccus matsumurae (Kuwana)
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Matsucoccidae
Deadline for comments: August 9, 2024

Proposed removal of common name: Japanese grasshopper
Scientific name: Oxya velox
Order: Orthoptera
Family: Acrididae
Deadline for comments: August 23, 2024


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