An entomologist is someone who takes an interest in insects, and studies them. They may be any age, and do not need to be professionals. Indeed, it is a notable feature of this subject that some of the greatest entomologists have been amateurs.
Like any form of natural history, being an entomologist means taking an interest in the World around you. You don't need any expensive equipment to start finding out more about insects - you just need to get outside and explore.
There have been many famous entomologists including Charles Darwin and even Sir Winston Churchill.
The cover of the February 2009 AES Bulletin showing a picture of Charles Darwin. Darwin was a famous entomologist.
- Amateur Entomologists' Society
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