Posts Tagged: UC Davis
Quick, what's the answer to: "What is the smallest insect that is not a parasite...
This was the scene at the ESA Linnaean Games Championships: UC Davis on the left, and the University of Florida on the right. (Photo by Mohammad-Amir Aghaee, who received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis and is now in a postdoctoral position at North Carolina State University)
National champions: Gamesmaster Deane Jorgenson (far left) and ESA president Phil Mulder (far right) pose with the UC Davis Linnaean Games Team, who won the national ESA Linnaean Games Championship.. Members In the center are (from left) Jessica Gillung, Brendon Boudinot, captain Ralph Washington Jr., and Ziad Khouri. (Photo by Matthew Chism)
Strange weather we're having here in Central California. After soaring into the 90s, the...
A Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) lands on a passioinflower blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a passionflower vine blossom. Passiflora is the host plant of the Gulf Fritillary. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Like a flamenco dancer, the Gulf Fritillary is showy. Here it is on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's delightful to see the gray hairstreak. We're not talking about the gray streaks in our hair...
A common gray hairstreak, Strymon melinus, nectarine on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Check out the length of the proboscis on the gray hairstreak as it sips nectar. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Peek-a-boo! A gray hairstreak peers at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Her name is Sheridan Miller. If there's a human equivalent of a honey bee, she's it. She's a worker...
Beekeeper Brian Fishback helping Sheridan Miller with her hive. (Photo by Craig Miller)
Sheridan Miller, then 11, was honored by Neal Van Alfen, then dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, at the opening of the Department of Entomology's bee garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If you plant it, they will come. Western tiger swallowtails (Papilio rutulus) can't get enough of...
A Western tiger swallowtail nectarine on a butterfly bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Mirror image! A Western tiger swallowtail spots a member of its species. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Well, hello there! A Western tiger swallowtail checks out another one. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's up, up and away. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)