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The Beatles rocked the music world, drawing millions of fans. Other beetles--cucumber...
Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla targets the Western striped cucumber beetle, Acalymma trivittatum. (Photo by Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla)
UC Davis graduate student Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla also targets the Western spotted cucumber beetle, Diabrotica undecimpunctata undecimpunctata--a milder pest but still a pest of melons. (Photo by Jasmin Ramirez Bonilla)
The Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis, which houses one of the largest collections of water...
Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, with part of the museum's tardigrade collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The proposed water bear sculpture at Bohart Museum of Entomology. The Bohart Museum Society has set up a go-fund-me account.
The governing board of the 7000-member Entomological Society of America (ESA) announced July 6...
The 2018 UC team, comprised of UC Davis and UC Berkeley graduate students, won the national Linnaean Games championship. From left are graduate students Zachary Griebenow and Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis, captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley (he received his bachelor's degree in entomology from UC Davis) and Emily Bick of UC Davis. (ESA Photo)
In this 2018 photo of the national award-winning UC team, Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis answers a trivia question, while captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley listens. Boudinot just received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (ESA Photo)
There will be no hot chocolate. There will be no cookies. But not to worry--there...
You will learn about amazing moths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Virtual Moth Open House from 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
At previous Moth Nights, "Moth Man" John DeBenedictis of Davis helped coordinate the blacklighting display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Here he chats with visitors. Blacklighting will be one of the topics at the Bohart Museum's Virtual Moth Open House on July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology and will be featured at its Virtual Moth Open House on July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The honey bees love it. So do the long-horned bees, bumble bees, carpenter bees, European paper...
A honey bee heads toward a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifolia, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ah, this Mexican sunflower is all mine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It pays to keep a lookout while you're foraging on the ever-popular Mexican sunflower, genus Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)