Tag: bugs

Entomological Myths

Yes, to all of this! Some of the most headbanging questions I get explained by attendees at the Entomological Society Meeting last month.

Wheel Bugs

I have been getting a lot of questions about Wheel Bugs this fall, for some reason. They are fairly big, and pretty unusual looking.  Their most characteristic feature is a round, cog-looking wheel on their […]

They. Are. NOT. Beetles.

I don’t know why this irritates me so much, but it really does. I have been fighting with Snopes about this for years. (And they were really snotty and rude about my pointing out their […]

Proof I’m a bug nerd

Here’s my (anthropomorphic) insect pumpkin: In other news, continuing to settle into new job, and even had a day that I felt like I had clue last week. Definitely some big challenges ahead, but I […]