Wild Science: Unsual and Weird Biology, Evolution and Defensive Behaviors in Leaf Beetles

Caroline Chaboo, Assistant Curator, Entomology
The 40,000 beetles in the Chrysomelidae family, known as leaf beetles, have defensive mechanisms that have helped them survive and thrive alongside plants, other animals, and among humans. Join Caroline Chaboo for a a talk about these colorful insects, their defenses against danger and their use as an arrow poison in Africa.
May 06, 2009
07:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Dyche Hall