August 9, 2021
When is a bug a true bug? Find out with entomologist Dr. Art Evans and VPM radio producer Steve Clark as they delve into the characteristics, classification, and proper spelling of the common names of true bugs!
This episode is part of the "What's Bugging You?" animated series produced by VPM and Science Matters, a multi-media educational initiative of VPM. To learn more about the series, please visit https://vpm.org/whatsbuggingyou.
About Dr. Art Evans
Dr. Evans is both a VMNH Research Associate and a member of the Board of Trustees at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. An accomplished entomologist specializing in beetle taxonomy, his published works include "Beetles of Eastern North America," "An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles," and "The National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America," among others. His newest book, "Beetles of Western North America," will be released in September.