• Entomology is the study of insects (and usually also encompasses arachnids). We are the few, the proud, the people not afraid to pick up a spider. The entomological knowledge in Western society is appalling at best. Considering how many lives have been saved from research on insect pests of agriculture and humans it's somewhat baffling how little respect (and funding) entomology is given. So how well do you know this fascinating field... lets find out