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Thankfully, they're out there. Butterfly guru Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor...
A monarch caterpillar and a honey bee sharing tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica, in the summer of 2020 in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the graph that WSU entomologist David James posted on his Facebook research page, Monarchs Butterflies in the Pacific Northwest.
Perseverance prevailed. The third instar monarch caterpillar we found munching on the remnants of...
A winter monarch caterpillar munching on the remnants of milkweed on Jan. 23 in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The caterpillar is about to "J" and pupate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's almost a chrysalis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The formation of the chrysalis is complete. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The iconic monarch wings are visible through the translucent chrysalis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
New life! A monarch butterfly, a male, drying its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The male monarch spreads its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ready to lift off! Shortly after this image was taken, the male monarch fluttered away. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
To bee or not to bee? That's a crucial question as the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum...
A honey bee foraging on manzanita in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Month showcases 12 museums or collections this year, including the Bohart Museum of Entomology. This image shows butterflies from Belize, part of the Bohart collection. They are (far right) Blue Morpho, Morpho helenor montezuma; (top left), a leaf mimic, Fountainea eurypyle confusa; and a blue hairstreak, Pseudolycaena damo, according to entomologist Jeff Smiths who curates the Lepidoptera section. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wendy Mather, program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
When the Ironic Bonds Team and the Gibbs Team won the 12-team competition in the UC Davis Eric Conn...
It will be UC Davis vs. Cardiff University on Wednesday, March 10. The public is invited to the virtual event.
Answer me this: “What is the name of the proteins (water channels) that facilitates water...
Natalie Six of the winning Gibbs Team answers a question. (Screen shot)
Catherine Rodriguez of the winning Ironic Bonds team answers a question about Peter Agre. (Screen shot)
UC Davis distinguished professor Walter Leal moderating the Eric Conn Biochemistry Quizzes. (Screen shot)