Two species, Blaps
gigas and Pimelia valdani dominate tenebrionid beetles while Chrysomelidae are represented mainly by Timarcha tenebricosa and beetles by Heliotaurus caeruleus, floricultural species and Tentyria interruptus, xerophilous species and psammophile very abundant in the steppe and desert arid and a varied regime of the same type as that of the Blaps
The pair, who had a stint last year on the station's mini series Comedy Blaps
, impressed executives so much they have decided to give them a pilot episode.
Further credits for the deadpan funnyman include Russell Howard's Good News, Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, and Jamie Demetriou's Comedy Blaps
DJ Mudfoot Blaps
, from Fantazia and TRUOLDSKOOL, will be banging out the tunes, alongside special guest DJ Gez Varley.
He has since written material for Jason Manford and featured in Channel 4's Comedy Blaps
, an animated shorts series drawn by artist Alex Collier from Viz, alongside Steve Coogan, Sarah Millican and Simon Greenall.
"Although we formed by bringing together the Method Lounge and Ghetto Disco events, we are about more than just putting on club nights," explains founding member Sandy Duff, 31, better known locally as DJ Mudfoot Blaps
For the Middlesbrough launch, local DJ and producer Lee Pennington, who is one of the longest residents of Ibiza's Zoo Project, and DJ Mudfoot Blaps
will be spinning the tunes.
GMC work will include live paint displays from Toby Heaps, Mr Guy, Sandy Duff, Mick Appleby and Dan McConway, plus live drawing from the full crew and music from Mudfoot Blaps
, DJ 10 Below, Tokyo Acid Cru, Practitioner and CoMusica Arches Deejays.
The exhibition is organised by Gateshead Community Arts Chaplain, the Rev Jim Craig, and Sandy Duff, aka DJ Budfoot Blaps
, project leader for CoMusica, a music and visual arts project for young people based at The Sage Gateshead.