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Assassins in The Garden

Lying in Wait--An assassin bug, Zelus renardii, lies in wait on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pollinator garden is a study in diversity--and of inclusion and exclusion. The residents, the immigrants, the fly-bys, the crawlers, the wigglers,...

Lying in Wait--An assassin bug, Zelus renardii, lies in wait on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lying in Wait--An assassin bug, Zelus renardii, lies in wait on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lying in Wait--An assassin bug, Zelus renardii, lies in wait on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gotcha! An assassin bug, Zelus renardii, sucking the juices from prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Gotcha! An assassin bug, Zelus renardii, sucking the juices from prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gotcha! An assassin bug, Zelus renardii, sucking the juices from prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Caught in the act!  An assassin bug, Zelus renardii, stabbing a lady beetle, aka lady bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Caught in the act! An assassin bug, Zelus renardii, stabbing a lady beetle, aka lady bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Caught in the act! An assassin bug, Zelus renardii, stabbing a lady beetle, aka lady bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Who's next? The assassin bug, Zelus renardii, appears to be looking at the camera after killing a lady beetle, aka ladybug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Who's next? The assassin bug, Zelus renardii, appears to be looking at the camera after killing a lady beetle, aka ladybug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Who's next? The assassin bug, Zelus renardii, appears to be looking at the camera after killing a lady beetle, aka ladybug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Mid-Winter Gathering of Lepidopterists at Bohart Museum

Lepidopterists (from left) Paul Johnson, Jerry Powell and Bill Patterson discuss butterfly species. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Identification. Collaboration. Camaraderie. The scientists and butterfly/moth enthusiasts who gathered Saturday, Feb. 9 for the Northern California...

Lepidopterists (from left) Paul Johnson, Jerry Powell and Bill Patterson discuss butterfly species. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lepidopterists (from left) Paul Johnson, Jerry Powell and Bill Patterson discuss butterfly species. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lepidopterists (from left) Paul Johnson, Jerry Powell and Bill Patterson discuss butterfly species. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student Gwen Erdosh chats with Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas (left) and Christopher Jason, new UC Davis graduate in environmental science. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology student Gwen Erdosh chats with Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas (left) and Christopher Jason, new UC Davis graduate in environmental science. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student Gwen Erdosh chats with Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas (left) and Christopher Jason, new UC Davis graduate in environmental science. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dick Meyer, who holds a doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, clarifies a butterfly question  with hobbyist Jeff Baier of Napa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dick Meyer, who holds a doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, clarifies a butterfly question with hobbyist Jeff Baier of Napa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dick Meyer, who holds a doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, clarifies a butterfly question with hobbyist Jeff Baier of Napa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterfly conversation with (from left) John DeBenedictus, Val Albu, Bill Patterson and Christopher Jason. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Butterfly conversation with (from left) John DeBenedictus, Val Albu, Bill Patterson and Christopher Jason. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterfly conversation with (from left) John DeBenedictus, Val Albu, Bill Patterson and Christopher Jason. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum of Entomology, examines a specimen under the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum of Entomology, examines a specimen under the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum of Entomology, examines a specimen under the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

John Lane (left) and Larry Allen discuss specimens. At far right is Bill Patterson. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
John Lane (left) and Larry Allen discuss specimens. At far right is Bill Patterson. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

John Lane (left) and Larry Allen discuss specimens. At far right is Bill Patterson. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Kelly Richers (left) and Jerry Powell are key members of the Northern California Lepidopterists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Kelly Richers (left) and Jerry Powell are key members of the Northern California Lepidopterists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Kelly Richers (left) and Jerry Powell are key members of the Northern California Lepidopterists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Engrossed in conversation are (from left) Max Klepikov, Jim Detla, John DeBenedictis and Jerry Powell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Engrossed in conversation are (from left) Max Klepikov, Jim Detla, John DeBenedictis and Jerry Powell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Engrossed in conversation are (from left) Max Klepikov, Jim Detla, John DeBenedictis and Jerry Powell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Rosser Garrison (left) retired from the California Department of Food and Agriculture and co-author of a dragonfly book, talks dragonflies with Greg Kareofelas (center) and Christopher Jason. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Rosser Garrison (left) retired from the California Department of Food and Agriculture and co-author of a dragonfly book, talks dragonflies with Greg Kareofelas (center) and Christopher Jason. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Rosser Garrison (left) retired from the California Department of Food and Agriculture and co-author of a dragonfly book, talks dragonflies with Greg Kareofelas (center) and Christopher Jason. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Engaged in conversations (from left) Joel Hernandez, Dick Meyer and Christopher Jason, all who received degrees from UC Davis. At far right is Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Engaged in conversations (from left) Joel Hernandez, Dick Meyer and Christopher Jason, all who received degrees from UC Davis. At far right is Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Engaged in conversations (from left) Joel Hernandez, Dick Meyer and Christopher Jason, all who received degrees from UC Davis. At far right is Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Author Lawrence
Author Lawrence "Larry" Allen shows his book to Christina Cunha (far left) of Modesto and her daughter, Madison Cunha, a self-described "aspiring entomologist." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Author Lawrence "Larry" Allen shows his book to Christina Cunha (far left) of Modesto and her daughter, Madison Cunha, a self-described "aspiring entomologist." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bill Patterson (left), who holds a doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, and entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly-moth section at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bill Patterson (left), who holds a doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, and entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly-moth section at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bill Patterson (left), who holds a doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, and entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly-moth section at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Don Miller (left), professor at Chico State University and butterfly hobbyist and ecological restorer Jeffrey Caldwell share knowledge. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Don Miller (left), professor at Chico State University and butterfly hobbyist and ecological restorer Jeffrey Caldwell share knowledge. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Don Miller (left), professor at Chico State University and butterfly hobbyist and ecological restorer Jeffrey Caldwell share knowledge. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Bohart Museum's collection of butterflies and moths, shows morpho butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Bohart Museum's collection of butterflies and moths, shows morpho butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Bohart Museum's collection of butterflies and moths, shows morpho butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Gathering of Lepidopterists: Who's Who of the Butterfly, Moth Experts

Essig Museum associate Kelly Richers works on underwing moths at the gathering of lepitopderists at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was a gathering of lepidopterists. A veritable Who's Who of lepidopterists. Some 25 lepidopterists and others interested in butterflies and...

Essig Museum associate Kelly Richers works on underwing moths at the gathering of lepitopderists at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Essig Museum associate Kelly Richers works on underwing moths at the gathering of lepitopderists at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Essig Museum associate Kelly Richers works on underwing moths at the gathering of lepitopderists at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jerry Powell (seated at microscope) of Berkeley talks to colleagues. From left are entomologist Max Klepikov of Berkeley; distinguished professor Don Strong of tje UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology and UC Davis graduate student Eric Lopresti. Kleipkov holds a doctorate in entomology from his native Russia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jerry Powell (seated at microscope) of Berkeley talks to colleagues. From left are entomologist Max Klepikov of Berkeley; distinguished professor Don Strong of tje UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology and UC Davis graduate student Eric Lopresti. Kleipkov holds a doctorate in entomology from his native Russia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jerry Powell (seated at microscope) of Berkeley talks to colleagues. From left are entomologist Max Klepikov of Berkeley; distinguished professor Don Strong of tje UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology and UC Davis graduate student Eric Lopresti. Kleipkov holds a doctorate in entomology from his native Russia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Physician Val Albu (left) of Fresno confers with entomologist Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley. At far right is Chris Lay, manager of UC Santa Cruz's Natural History Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Physician Val Albu (left) of Fresno confers with entomologist Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley. At far right is Chris Lay, manager of UC Santa Cruz's Natural History Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Physician Val Albu (left) of Fresno confers with entomologist Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley. At far right is Chris Lay, manager of UC Santa Cruz's Natural History Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Rick Kelson, who directs the butterfly habitat at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, looks over specimens with Shanda Witham, associate curator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Rick Kelson, who directs the butterfly habitat at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, looks over specimens with Shanda Witham, associate curator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Rick Kelson, who directs the butterfly habitat at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, looks over specimens with Shanda Witham, associate curator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Conferring are Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum, Jeff Smith,curator of the Bohart's butterfly and moth specimens, and Marc Epstein, senior biosystematist for the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Conferring are Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum, Jeff Smith,curator of the Bohart's butterfly and moth specimens, and Marc Epstein, senior biosystematist for the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Conferring are Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum, Jeff Smith,curator of the Bohart's butterfly and moth specimens, and Marc Epstein, senior biosystematist for the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum and Essig Museum associate Bill Patterson opens a drawer at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum and Essig Museum associate Bill Patterson opens a drawer at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum and Essig Museum associate Bill Patterson opens a drawer at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:19 PM

Plume Moth Fit to a 'T'

The plume moth is tiny. It's shown here on the finger of native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In some respects, the pterophorid plume moth is fit to a 'T.' "The T-square shape is classic," says butterfly expert Art Shapiro, distinguished...

The plume moth is tiny. It's shown here on the finger of native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The plume moth is tiny. It's shown here on the finger of native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The plume moth is tiny. It's shown here on the finger of native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The plume moth at rest resembles a wind turbine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The plume moth at rest resembles a wind turbine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The plume moth at rest resembles a wind turbine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 9:11 PM

Supporting the Bohart Museum

Noted entomologist Jerry Powell, director emeritus of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley, volunteers at the Bohart Museum.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're looking for a cause to support, consider the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis. The museum crew, led...

Noted entomologist Jerry Powell, director emeritus of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley, volunteers at the Bohart Museum.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noted entomologist Jerry Powell, director emeritus of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley, volunteers at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted entomologist Jerry Powell, director emeritus of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley, volunteers at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jerry Powell selects a specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jerry Powell selects a specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jerry Powell selects a specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ethan Wells, 7, of the Woodland Montessori School, delights in an Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ethan Wells, 7, of the Woodland Montessori School, delights in an Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ethan Wells, 7, of the Woodland Montessori School, delights in an Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands reach out to touch the Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hands reach out to touch the Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands reach out to touch the Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 10:38 PM

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