I’m afraid I have been a very Bad Bug Blogger lately–I am sooooo swamped. My new job is kicking my butt (in a good way). Oh, and there’s the little matter of a paper I’m supposed to give in 2 weeks at the ESA conference

Fortunately, many of my fellow bloggers are writing good stuff–here’s some recent arthropod posts for you to peruse:

And, in case you missed it–Lamar Alexander had a springtail species named after him. Apparently the springtails look like they are wearing plaid shirts.

Uh huh.

Posted by Gwen Pearson

Writer. Nerd. Insect Evangelist. Have you heard the good news? BUGS!


  1. you are going to San Diego…in the winter…you now officially suck! ;-) Very jealous.::grumble, grumble::

  2. Yeah, but I’m judging student papers, so I’ll spend one entire day in a dark room looking at bad powerpoints. Then I’ll be in meetings for the board I’m on. Then I have to schmooze.

    Basically, if I see the sun at all, it will be when getting off the plane and riding to the hotel.

    I really, really want to play hookey and go to the SD zoo.

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