Posts Tagged: UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology
You'll see an owl butterfly at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. You'll see a great-horned owl at...
Missy Gable, director of the UC Master Gardener Program, shows her children Emma and Bran how to use a bee vacuum device at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Missy, then Missy Borel, served as the founding manager of the haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematologist and doctoral student Corwin Parker examines a nematode specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A chocolate tree? You bet! Ernesto Sandoval, collections manager at the Botanical Conservatory, checks out a cacao tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
At first glance, they're often mistaken for bees, but bees they are not. They're flies. You've...
A syrphid, also known as a hover fly or flower fly, nectars on a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A syrphid in flight, heading toward a tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A syrphid tucked inside the petals of a rock purslane, Calandrinia grandiflora. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A syrphid hovers over Jupiter's Beard, Centranthus ruber. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo's tiny research subjects in Tupper Hall...
This is the tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans morsitans, that Geoffrey Attardo researches in his UC Davis lab. (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)
A UC Davis scientist has just received a federal grant to study trapdoor spiders in California,...
A trapdoor spider, Aptostichus sp., one of the species that Jason Bond studies. (Photo by Jason Bond)
The question is troubling: What's going on with the monarch butterfly population in the West? The...
A male monarch nectaring on Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch sipping nectar from its host plant, milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)