Most people are familiar with cicadas, with their partially subterranean lifestyle and their signature songs. But, do you know about the amazing and sometimes unbelievable insect groups related to cicadas? Dr. Jason Cryan will discuss the fantastic diversity of planthoppers, treehoppers, and spittlebugs…the charismatic cousins of cicadas!
Jason Cryan, PhD, Deputy Director and Chief of Research & Collections, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
The Lunchtime Discovery Series features educators, scientists, and other professionals working in a wide range of environmental fields. Lunchtime Discovery lectures are presented by the Department of Environmental Quality’s Office of Environmental Education and Public Affairs in collaboration with the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.
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Lectures provide Criteria III credit or CEU’s for the N.C. Environmental Education Certification Program.