Monthly Archives: November 2015
Why don’t spiders have wings?
Your Name: Anarely Your Bug Question: Hello, I was wondering, why are the exact reasons that spiders don’t have wings? Is it possible for them to evolve and get them or what is stopping this from happening? I’m sure the … Continue reading
Posted in Behavior, Ecology, Evolution, Physiology Tagged Evolution, Flight, Spiders 5 Comments
We’re On An Adventure! ESA 2015
Written by Nancy Miorelli Hello from Minneapolis! Joe and I have been really busy at the Entomology Society of America conference, doing what we like most: listening to other people talking about cool science and talking to people about cool … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, News Tagged Adventure, Conference, Entomology, EntSoc, ESA 1 Comment
The mystery of the old stable: Why are there flies all over the place?
Written by Joe Ballenger Flies can be tricky to talk about. There are well over 100,000 described species, and it’s likely that there’s at least one million which haven’t been described yet. Most are small enough to not be noticed, … Continue reading
Posted in Behavior, Culture, Ecology Tagged Diptera, Flies, Western Culture Leave a comment
Black Out: How Do Insects Survive the Winter
Written by Nancy Miorelli What if the world went suddenly dark? Or cold? Or both? We all know what fate the dinosaurs had, but what would happen to insects? Before we get going on a wild goose chase through a … Continue reading
Posted in Ecology, Evolution Tagged Black out, caves, climate change, Darkness, dinosaurs, Environment, ice age, Insects, meteorite Leave a comment
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