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The good, the bad, and the bugly... Don't miss the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology...
The larvae of the alfalfa butterfly are major pests of alfalfa. This butterfly is sipping nectar from a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifolia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Aphids suck the plant juices of alfalfa. This image shows aphids on a tropical milkweed stem and an immature lady beetle (ladybug). The larvae also eat aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The lady beetle, aka ladybug, is a beneficial insect. It can devour some 50 aphids a day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Mark your calendar. The Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis,...
Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger at work in his lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student Madi Hendrick sweeping an alfalfa field for pests.
In its adult form, the alfalfa butterfly is attractive. In its larval form, it's a pest of alfalfa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
We're all going to miss him. The termites, bed bugs and cockroaches--not so much. "Him" is Vernard...
UC ANR urban entomologist Vernard Lewis stands by his Villa Termiti, built just for termite research. (UC ANR Photo)
Madagascar hissing cockroaches at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Rice farmers in southeast Asia don't "have a rice day" when the dreaded brown planthopper is...
This photo shows sesame and the grass, Leersia sayanuka, planted together along a rice field edge in China. Sesame is important because it provides pollen and nectar for the parasitoids. (Photo courtesy of Zhongzian Lu)
Ever seen a stag beetle? You know, that curious-looking male beetle with mandibles that resemble...
Entomologist Stacey Rice wearing her prize-winning t-shirt, "The Stag Beetles." In the background is Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. This t-shirt and other insect-themed shirts are available from the Entomology Graduate Students' Association. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Researchers (from left) Larry Godfrey, Ian Grettenberger and Stacey Rice in the Godfrey lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)