Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark note the passing of Art’s dear friend, colleague, coauthor, and college roommate, Charles “Chuck” Lawrence Bellamy. These two coleopterists shared many adventures together on two continents over a span of nearly 40 years.
Photo 1: Chuck Bellamy and Art Evans at the annual BioQuip holiday gathering in 2007. © 2007, Arthur V. Evans. All rights reserved.
Photo 2: A jewel beetle, Gyascutus planicosta planicosta, photographed in the Colorado Desert just south of Palo Verde, California. Chuck revised the genus Gyascutus and its relatives with Gayle Nelson in 1996. © 2013, Arthur V. Evans. All rights reserved.
Photo 3: The English and Japanese editions of An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles by Arthur V. Evans and Charles L. Bellamy (1996).