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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.


Insect Philately

Dr. Art Evans, entomologist and WCVE producer Steve Clark explore insect collecting of another kind - insect stamp collecting. The image is a first day cover of a series of beetle postage stamps rendered in 1987 by one of Art's professors at the University of Pretoria, Erik Holm.

Dragonflies and Damselflies Field Guide

A new field guide hits the stands!

Dr. Art Evans, entomologist and WCVE producer Steve Clark review a fabulous new field guide by Dennis Paulson, “Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East,” published by Princeton University Press.

Link mentioned in this segment: United States Geologic Survey webpage for dragonflies and damselflies of Virginia

Photo: R.A. Nonenmacher

Lost Ladybug Project

Dr. Art Evans, entomologist and WCVE producer Steve Clark talk about a citizen science project designed to document North America’s lady beetles, especially the imperiled nine-spotted lady beetle (Coccinella novemnotata), fondly known as “C9.”

To discover more information, visit the Lost Ladybug Project.

Photo Credit: AP/Cornell University, Ellen Woods

Insect Collections

Dr. Art Evans and producer Steve Clark have a rambling, yet engaging conversation about creepy basements, preserving spiders for scientific study, and introducing college students to the fascinating world of insects by making an insect collection.

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