Posts Tagged: UC Davis Department of Entomology
Robert Michael Pyle, founder of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, was right at...
Scholar, writer, biologist and educator Robert Michael Pyle visiting the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology lepidoptera collection in July of 2019. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bob Pyle locates Magdalene alpine butterfly specimens at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Robert Michael Pyle (far right) at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. From left are Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology; Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas and entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the lepidoptera collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Born in Lubbock, Texas, raised in the south San Francisco area, and schooled in insects. That was...
This UC Davis 1993 image shows doctoral students Kelli Hoover (foreground), Bryony Bonning and Bill McCutcheon with their major professor, Sean Duffey, 1943-1997. Duffey, vice chair of the Department of Entomology, died May 21, 1997 of an embolism from undiagnosed lung cancer.
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)