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Red-Shouldered Soapberry Bug Podcast!

In the lab at American University in Washington, DC, evolutionary biologist David Angelini and graduate student Stacey Baker are studying a snazzy red-and-black insect called the red-shouldered soapberry bug. These tiny insects with the big name are speedy and hard to catch—and speedy in other ways, too, as Ari Daniel Shapiro discovers.

[audio http://citizensciencequarterly.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/OSAAT_soapberry.mp3]

Learn more about Red Shouldered Soapberry bugs (aka Jadera haematoloma) on the Encyclopedia of Life and at Soapberrybug.org.

Photo Credit: Crystal Perreira, Soapberrybug.org

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