88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark and entomologist, Dr. Art Evans discuss Art’s “discovery” of a beetle new to him while looking at a litter sample at the Virginia Museum of Natural History.
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.
Dr. Kal Ivanov of the Virginia Museum of Natural History joins entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark to talk about ants and plants and their interactions in Virginia and beyond.
Photo: An ant in the genus Aphaenogaster carrying a bloodroot seed. Note the pale, fleshy proteinaceous elaisome used by the ant to carry the seed. Photo used with permission, © 2015 by Mike Dunn.
88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark and entomologist, Dr. Art Evans suggest ways for listeners to effectively reduce mosquito populations in their yards without relying on harmful pesticides.