The Pacific coast Entomological society (PCES) is an organization devoted to western entomology in all its aspects. The society was organized on 15 August 1901, and filed Articles of Incorporation in the State of California on 28 August 1940, thus establishing itself as a nonprofit corporation.
The Pacific Coast Entomological society hereby voluntarily associate ourselves together for the purpose of forming a nonprofit corporation under the laws of the State of California, and we hereby certify that: First.- The name of this corporation shall be the Pacific Coast Entomological Society. Second.- The purposes for which this corporation is formed are to promote, sponsor, foster, and stimulate research in the field of entomology; to provide facilities and opportunities for research and analysis of any and all phases of entomology by lectures, forums, discussions, symposia, and analyses; to publish books, pamphlets, monographs, and in general to disseminate information about entomology and the results of entomologicalresearch; to accumulate and record historicalfacts and materials relating to entomology in general; to give, grant, and sponsor the granting of fellowships and awards for study or research in the field of entomology; and research in entomology between the members of this corporation and scientists and entomologists throughout the world. To do any and all things necessary, suitable, convenient, or proper for or in connection with or incidental to the accomplishment of any of the purposes, or the attainment of any one or more of the objects herein enumerated or designed, directly or indirectly to promote the interests of this corporation, and to do any and all things and to exercise any and all powers which may now or hereafter be lawfulfor this corporation to do or to exercise under the laws of the State of California; provided, however that this corporation is and shall be a corporation which does not contemplate pecuniary gain or profits to the members thereof. No part of the net earnings of this corporation shall inure to the benefit of any member whatsoever, and no part of the activities of this corporation shall be or constitute carrying on propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation
The Pan-Pacific Entomologist is published quarterly (January, April, July and October) by the Pacific Coast Entomological Society, in cooperation with the California Academy of Sciences. The journal serves as a refereed publication outlet and accepts manuscripts on all aspects of the biosystematics of insects and closely related arthropods, especially articles dealing with their taxonomy, biology, behavior, ecology, life history, biogeography and distribution.Read More»