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What's Bugging You?

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.

Oyster Crabs

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark branch out with a discussion about a tiny parasitic crab that calls oysters home.

Photo: Female oyster crab, Zaops ostreum (Say) (Decapoda: Pinnotheridae).

Oil Beetle Part 2

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans follows up on 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark’s discovery of an oil beetle with information on its identification, distribution, and natural history.

Photo: Female oil beetle, Meloe campanicollis Pinto & Selander (Coleoptera: Meloidae).

Watch the larvae of another species of Meloe use sexual deception to gain access to their host bee’s subterranean nest.


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