Posts Tagged: spider
Pity the poor honey bees. They have to contend with pesticides, parasites, pests, diseases,...
Freeloader flies, from family Milichiidae, crowd the carcass of a honey bee trapped in a web. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In real life, the black widow spider is about 1.5 inches long. You'd never know that if you looked...
Figuring out the measurements are secretary Christine Melvin, member Hunter Bolt, president Marko Marrero, and member Sam Shook. (Photo by Alex Nguyen)
Working on the float are (from left) member Ben Maples and president Marko Marrero (Photo by Alex Nguyen)
This is the black widow spider that the UC Davis Entomology Club entered in the UC Davis Picnic Day Parade some 20 years ago.
Take one honey bee and one Japanese anemone. Then add one jumping spider. The results don't always...
Honey bee in flight, heading toward a Japanese anemone and unaware of the spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee forages while the jumping spider lurks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This was a perfect time for the jumping spider to nail the bee, but it didn't. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You can't always choose your tenants. Sometimes they choose you. Take the case of our two bee...
Webweaver spun a web and then crawled into the mason bee condo to occupy a hole. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of webweaving spider occupying space in the bee condo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If you've ever watched spiders trap their prey in their sticky webs, you've probably wondered: "Why...
A garden spider spinning a web. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Garden spider wrapping its prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)