Posts Tagged: bark beetles
UC Davis Seminars: Two USDA Forest Entomologists to Zero in on Bark Beetles
There's so much to know about bark beetles! How can a tiny insect wreak such havoc in our...
Bark beetles are the culprits in this forest image. USDA forest entomologist Chris Fettig will speak at 4:10 p.m., Feb. 1 on "Bark Beetles: How Tiny Insects Are Transforming Western Forests with a Little Help From Climate Change." (Photo courtesy of Chris Fettig)
UC Davis forest entomologist and doctoral student Crystal Homicz assists in a fire beetle demonstration at a 2018 Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. The fire beetles are in the genus Melanophila and are sensitive to smoke and heat from smoldering trees after a fire. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Beetles from Belize at the Bohart Museum Open House
Beetles from Belize at the Bohart! The Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on...
Professor Fran Keller of Folsom Lake College and a Bohart Museum of Entomology scientist, is shown here wearing her Bohart Museum rhinoceros beetle shirt at Kensington Palace. Keller taught science to community college students in London during the fall semester. She designed this beetle, which is available in the Bohart Museum gift shop.
Some of the insects collected during a Bio Blitz in Belize for the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Fran Keller)
UC Davis ENT Seminars: From Bark Beetles to Meat-Eating Bees
From bark beetles to meat-eating bees! And from UC Davis to France... Seminar...
This is a gallery of bark beetles. A seminar on forest beetles will be among the seminars hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wild bees will be among the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's seminar topics. This is a yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, sipping nectar from amethyst sea holly, Eryngium amethstinum, in Sonoma. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
How Do Monarchs Know When to Migrate? Bohart Museum Open House Jan. 18
How do monarch butterflies know when to migrate? Take the case of a male monarch reared, released...
Eight microscopes will be available at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 18. Visitors can view the research projects of doctoral students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ants will be the topic of Zachary Griebenow of the Phil Ward lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. This image shows emeritus professor Jerry Powell of UC Berkeley identifying insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Day That The Beetles Invaded the Bohart
Just call it "The Day that the Beetles Invaded the Bohart." That would be the recent open house at...
USDA Forest Research entomologist Steve Seybold (foreground) and UC Davis graduate student Corwin Parker peel bark to reveal larvae of bark beetles and wood borers. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis graduate student Corwin Parker examines a conifer for beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Children flocked to the crafts table to create art focused on bark beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Natalie Seybold (left) works on bark beetle art. In the background is Bohart Museum associate Mai Lundy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bark beetle art in the making--this is the work of Natalie Seybold of Davis. She is coloring an outline of a Dendroctonus sp. bark beetle, probably the red turpentine beetle, Dendroctonus valens, or the great spruce beetle, Dendroctonus micans. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is staining to a cross section of ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa, by a blue-staining fungus carried by the western pine beetle, Dendroctonus brevicomis. In the background: pitch tubes around the entrance holes of western pine beetle, Dendroctonus brevicomis, on the bark surface of ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Wade Spencer, a UC Davis undergraduate student and Bohart Museum associate, reads a children's book, "Beetle Bedlam." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)