Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark review some of the latest developments in the use and production of spider silk.
What's Bugging You?
Dr. Arthur V. Evans teams up with WCVE Public Radio producer Steve Clark for a weekly feature, “What’s Bugging You?,” which airs during NPR’s Morning Edition. The program takes its name from another of Evans’ books “What’s Bugging You – A Fond Look at the Animals We Love to Hate.”
Tune-in each Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. or at 5:44 p.m. on 88.9 WCVE, Richmond’s Public Radio station.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss a winter survey that suggests that 2014 will be another banner year for caterpillars of the fall cankerworm.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss how some insects might react to the recent spate of extremely cold temperatures.
Photo: Hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae. New York Invasive Species Information
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark note the fascinating habits of the solitary grass-carrying wasps in the genus Isodontia (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae).
For more information and photographs of the adult wasps visit bugguide.net.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss Art's next book, Beetles of Eastern North America, published by Princeton University Press. The official book launch, including a book signing, will be held on Friday, 23 May 2014. More details willl be coming soon on Art’s Facebook page.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss crab lice and what the study of their evolution tells us about our own evolutionary history.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans discusses with WCVE producer Steve Clark how he has retooled a course for non-science majors from observing insects in the field to exploring the intricacies of their anatomy in the lab.
WCVE producer Steve Clark queries entomologist Dr. Art Evans as to what entomologists do during the dead of winter.
Winter barking, or peeling bark from dead logs, often produces the larvae of beetles that are seldom collected as adults. Case in point, the larva of the callirhipid beetle (Zenoa picea) pictured above, photographed on New Year's Day at Belmead in Powhatan County.