Mention "beetles," and most folks think of that iconic English rock band from Liverpool. You know, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and...
A honey bee encounters a lady beetle, aka ladybug, on mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cellar spider catches and wraps a lady beetle, aka ladybug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Gulf Fritillary eyes a blister beetle on a Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
USDA is providing critical support to our nation's farmers and ranchers through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). CFAP provides vital...
Just when folks were beginning to think "it may be over and done" regarding Asian giant hornet sightings, it's not. The Washington State...
This is the Asian giant hornet trapped July 14 at Birch Bay, Whatcom County, Washington. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Food and Agriculture)
These Asian giant hornet images from the Washington State Department of Agriculture shows (from left), an example of a worker; the specimen collected July 14; an example of the queen.
This map on Stephane De Greef's Facebook page, "Is This a Murder Hornet," shows the 10-mile radius where the Asian giant hornets were found. (Map courtesy of Stephane De Greef)
It's a long-awaited book, 25 years in the making. And it's sure to "bee" among the very best. Eminent honey bee geneticist and...
Eminent honey bee geneticist and biologist Robert E. Page Jr. with his new book, "The Art of the Bee."
Robert E. Page Jr. examines a bee swarm. He is the author of a new book, "The Art of the Bee: Shaping the Environment from Landscapes to Societies."
It's not often you see a Mexican cactus fly, Copestylum mexicanum, nectaring on a Mexican...
"Aah, nectar!" A Mexican cactus fly, Copestylum mexicanum, on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifolia, in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Here's looking at you!" A Mexican cactus fly, Copestylum mexicanum, sips nectar from a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifolia, in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"My territory!" says a dive-bombing male longhorned bee, a Melissodes agilis, as it targets the Mexican cactus fly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Coming at ya!" A Mexican cactus fly sails over a Mexican sunflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey
The wings of the Mexican cactus flower glisten in the morning sun. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)