Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss two of Steve’s springtime jewel beetle finds, the red bud borer, Ptosima gibbicollis, and an as-of-yet-to-be identified species of Chrysobothris.
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 talk about the Makech, an ironclad beetle (Zopherus chilensis) that is adorned and worn as a living brooch.
Read a Smithsonian article about the Makech here.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss a new article in the Journal of Experimental Biology on how many moths, especially smaller species, launch themselves into the air with a jump before taking flight.
Watch a short video by the New York Times on how moths jump to become airborne.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss the distinctive features of tiger beetles and their voracious habits.