Emerging Cicadas at the Lloyd with Dr. Gene Kritsky



From 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Starting mid-May Cincinnati will experience the siege of Brood X, the 17-year cicadas. Listen to Dr. Gene Kritzky virtually discuss these pests and his research using Lloyd Library collections to better understand them.

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Dr. Kritsky is the dean of Behavioral and Natural Sciences and is a professor in the Department of Biology. Before coming to the Mount in 1983, he received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Entomology from the University of Illinois in 1977 and 1976 respectively, as well as a B.A. in Biology from Indiana University. Professor Kritsky serves as editor of American Entomologist, and has published five books and more than 100 papers on insect evolution, beekeeping history, egyptology, and Charles Darwin.