Entomologist Art Evans discusses with 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark how his love/hate relationship with social media is occasionally balanced with a new entomological discovery. In this case, a photo of a distinctive Venezuelan cockroach posted on Facebook for identification turns out be a species new to science.
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.
88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark and entomologist, Dr. Art Evans talk about the early autumn monarch caterpillars that appeared in Art’s native plant garden.
Photo: Monarch caterpillar, Danaus plexippus (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).
88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark and Entomologists, Dr. Art Evans talk about orb weaving spiders and just how their webs work.
Photo: Female black and yellow orb weaver, Argiope aurantia, with wasp prey and stabilimentum.
Dr. Art Evans entomologist and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss a recent case of a bot fly parasitizing a dog in Richmond.