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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.

Visit Evans’ Blog or Facebook pages for more insight into the world of insects.


Oak Treehoppers

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss the natural history of a very colorful denizen of white oaks here in Virginia, the oak treehopper, Platycotis vittata. Both males and females may be horned or hornless.

Photos: Nymphs and two color forms of the adult oak treehopper, Platycotis vittata. © 2013, Arthur V. Evans. All rights reserved.

Brood II Cicada Research and Citizen Science: Part 2 (Extended)

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE Producer Steve Clark talk with Dr. John Cooley of magicicada.org about the puzzle-like distributions of periodical cicada distribution and how citizen scientists can provide critical data that will help reveal the geographical intricacies of Brood II.

Learn more about Cicada Watch 2013

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