Report of a meeting of the standing commitee on Pacific entomology of the Pacific science association Canberra - Australia - 22-30 August 1'972 Report o f a meeting of the Standing Committee on Pacific Entomology of the Pacific Science Association Canberra - 25 August 1972 7 "I i P o [email protected]* I .' L a s t year, i n August 197Ir i n Canberra hap been held the Twelft Interna4ional Pacific Science Congress. During the meeting ef the Standing Committee of Entomology, I vas asked by Prof. B.L. ASTAUROV, President of the Standing Committee, t o o rgani~e an inform1 meeting of our Committee during Lhe 14th International Congresa af Entomologyf held also In Canberra i n August 1972 0 The meeting was announced i n the Congress Programme (page 21), again i n the dai ly bul le t in of the Congress (21 August 1972) and by placards in Halls and Buildings at the University, where Symposia and Sessions have been held. This preparation could I have distributed the report, tha t I planned t o read a t the meeting, t o about for ty entomologists l ikely t o be interested i n Pacific Eh-tomology ; on placards and bulletins anybody interested in Pacific Enttomology was cordialy invited t o at2;prmd and participate* %ave bee well zone with %he great help o f Dr. WATERHOUSE. i It was d i f f i cu l t t o arrange t h i s meeting, - Dr. WATERHOUSE pointed out i n letters - a t an other time than during a lunch break, Sa, the meeting was held during the lunch breck of f r iday 25 August i n the Research School of Chemistry Theatre. A good deal of people came and a f t e r the report a l l participants discussed the aims of the Committee and how it should be possible t o reach them. & report read a t the meeting is as it fo l lows : *Entomolegistef NaPtre de Reoherche Ei l'ORSTOM, B.P.4, Mméa, Nouvelle-Calédonie, .../. C . - 2 - "Last year i n August i n Canberra has been held the 'Pwelft International.