Posts Tagged: Jason Bond
It's out. The long-awaited scientific article on the new trapdoor genus (and species) that UC...
This is a female Cryptocteniza kawtak, discovered by UC Davis professor Jason Bond at Moss Landing State Park, Monterey County. (Photo by Jason Bond)
A screen shot of the TV program, Good Day Sacramento, featuring Jason Bond, the trapdoor spider he discovered, and the name-that-species contest. See https://gooddaysacramento.cbslocal.com/video/4770491-name-that-spider/
Remember when UC Davis Professor Jason Bond discovered a new genus of trapdoor spider on a...
This is the female of the species,Cryptocteniza kawtak. (Image by Jason Bond)
This is the male of the species, Cryptocteniza kawtak. (Image by Jason Bond)
This is where UC Davis Professor Jason Bond discovered the new genus and species of a trapdoor spider. (Illustration by Jason Bond)
UC Davis alumnus Kirsten Pearsons, a "proud Aggie," surveys the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs; this is Penn State's research farm. She holds a doctorate in entomology from Penn State.
Gotta love those crab spiders! We've seen them ambushing prey, eating prey and looking for more...
A crab spider nails a lygus bug, a pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This green bottle fly met its fate, compliments of a crab spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A crab spider tucked inside a zinnia blossom awaits prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Spider alert! Spider alert! Some folks request a "spider alert" because they cringe in horror when...
"Well, hello there!" A mature male crab spider, likely a Missumessus species (Thomisidae, crab spider) as identified by UC Davis Professor Jason Bond, peers at the camera from his Tithonia post. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Hey, I'll pose for a side view." A male crab spider scuttles around on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia rotundifolia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Is this my best side?" The male crab spider strikes a "pose" for the camera. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Watch me, I shall do my vanishing act!" The crab spider moves out of the photographer's view. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
When UC Davis Professor Jason Bond discovered a new genus of trapdoor spiders in...
This is male of the species of a new genus of trapdoor spiders that UC Davis professor Jason Bond discovered in Monterey County. Bond proposes to name the genus, Cryptocteniza, part of which means “hidden or secret.” (Image by Jason Bond)
This is where UC Davis professor Jason Bond discovered a new genus of trapdoor spiders. (Illustrations by Jason Bond)