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Tracking Rare Insects in Virginia

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark talk with Jason Bullock of the Virginia Natural Heritage Division, Department of Conservation and Recreation about the new “Atlas of Rare Butterflies, Skippers, Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies of Virginia.”

This resource is freely available to the public at vararespecies.org. It contains information on 193 rare species in Virginia, many of which are also rare nationally and globally.

Photo: Harris' checkerspot, Chlosyne harrisii, Highland County, Virginia. © 2013, A. Belden. All rights reserved.