Posts Tagged: spider
Every year butterfly guru and distinguished professor Art Shapiro of the UC Davis Department of...
Herman the jumping spider nails a cabbage white butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Herman the jumping spider eating the cabbage white butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hi, I'm a jumping spider. I see that you found me on the tropical milkweed, Asclepias...
A jumping spider, member of the Salticidae family, perches on a tropical milkweed plant and eyes the photographer. Friend or foe? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Those passion flowers (Passiflora) are insect magnets. One minute you'll see a praying mantis on a...
A female praying mantis, Mantis religiosa, crawls over a passionflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, lands on a passionflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Notice the spider's thread across the blossom of this passionflower vine? The spider knows where the prey is. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
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.