Posts Tagged: UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology
When you're a honey bee and you're packing pollen and approaching your landing--an artichoke...
A honey bee begins cleaning her proboscis (tongue) before landing on a blossoming artichoke. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The honey bee finishes her grooming--cleaning her tongue. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Landing interference? The honey bee spots another bee blocking her landing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
All clear below! A honey bee touches down on the artichoke thistle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
They say good news comes in threes. Sometimes it comes in fives! Congrats to the five UC Davis...
UC Davis distinguished professor Richard "Rick" Karban has researched plant communication in sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) on the east side of the Sierra since 1995.
"Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." Early in his career, the late heavyweight champion...
FLOAT LIKE A LEPIDOPTERA--A monarch floats over milkweed, its host plant, in this image taken in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
STING LIKE HYMENOPTERA--A honey bee, defending its colony, stings Extension apiculturist (now retired) Eric Mussen of UC Davis. Note the abdominal tissue as the bee is pulling away. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
So here we have two cabbage white butterflies, a male and a female, fluttering around the...
Hello, there! Two cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, meet on catmint (Nepata) in a Vacaville, Calif. pollinator yard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Look at me! A male cabbage white butterfly tries to draw the attention of a female. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In this image, the female cabbage white butterfly (left) raises her abdomen, rejecting the male that is scattering pheromone on her, says Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is not something you see every day. When Lynn Kimsey, director of the UC Davis...
Honey bee licking a baby acorn. (Photo by Lynn Kimsey)