Think you know flies? Think again! We're joined by fly fanatic Erica McAlister (@flygirlNHM) to learn more about this misunderstood group. From fearsome Phorids to flightless flies we're going to take you on a fun tour of this fascinating group.
In this episode we talk to Professor Helen Roy (@UKLadybirds) and discuss the role of citizen science in tracking invasive species. We also discuss the value of citizen science and potential advantages and disadvantages.
This time Nick and Liam take a trip to the RHS headquarters in Wisley, where the ento team tells us all we could ever want to know about Garden Entomology. We're joined by principal entomologist Andrew Salisbury ( @AndrewSalisbur2), entomologist Hayley Jones (@Hayleyento), and nematologist Magdalena Boshoff. If you're a gardener interested in helping wildlife or an entomologist interested in gardening then this episode is a must to listen to!
Merry Christmas! Today on the show we're talking to Jesamine Bartlett ( @JesamineCB), about her work with Eretmoptera murphyi, a fascinating flightless midge in Antarctica. Cold... Christmas... get it?!
Mwahahaha... it's time for the Entocast Halloween Special! This time Nick and Liam discuss the freakiest insects they can find. From flesh-eaters to mind-controllers the insect world has a variety of spooky bugs!
This time we're letting the public do the talking for us! We're chatting to people at the insect festival in York all about insects. We also have an interview with Fran Sconce, who talks to us all about outreach in entomology. There's also some of the usual waffle from us.
I've asked it, you've asked it, we all have! What is the point of wasps? Well this time Nick and Liam try to answer it with help from Dr. Seirian Sumner and discover that wasps are more than just pests.
What happens to insects when you increase CO2? That's what Liam's trying to find out! This time Nick and Liam are discussing Liam's work at the new institute of forest research at the University of Birmingham and they're joined by Professor Jon Sadler.
Nick and Liam are back and this time they're talking about their favourite group of insects: the bees. Join them as they discuss bees origins, pollination, some cool facts about bees and answer some frequently asked questions.
This is a show about insects, where better to start than with what are the BEST insects? Join Nick and Liam as they host the insect oscars to see which insects are the best in their respective categories.