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A Sad Photo

Abandoned Hive

It's a sad photo. The antenna of a honey bee pokes out of an abandoned hive. Victim of colony collapse disorder (CCD)? Perhaps. Everytime I look at...

Abandoned Hive
Abandoned Hive

The antenna of a honey bee pokes out of an abandoned hive. Colony collapse disorder? Perhaps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 6:09 PM

New Headgear

Eric's New Headgear

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology, said it...

Eric's New Headgear
Eric's New Headgear

NEW HEADGEAR--Eric San Gregorio, an undergraduate student majoring in entomology at UC Davis, has new headgear: a Giant New Guinea Walking Stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

I'd Rather Not Look At It, Thank You
I'd Rather Not Look At It, Thank You

I'D RATHER NOT LOOK AT IT, THANK YOU--Bohart Museum visitor Janice Calvento wasn't all that fond of the Giant New Guinea Walking Stick climbing the face of UC Davis entomology student Eric San Gregorio. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at 12:35 PM

The Bee and the Fly

A bee meets a fly

UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey is a genius, to be sure. Show him a fly and he'll tell you exactly what it is and what it's all...

A bee meets a fly
A bee meets a fly

A honey bee checks out a minute black scavenger fly at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 12:39 PM

Behold the Dragonfly

William Yuen wearing dragonfly t-shirt

Some folks wear their heart on their sleeve.   Others wear a dragonfly on...

William Yuen wearing dragonfly t-shirt
William Yuen wearing dragonfly t-shirt

UC Davis undergraduate student William Yuen wearing his dragonfly t-shirt. He has worked part-time in the Bohart Museum of Entomology for two years. (Photo by Fran Keller)

White-belted ringtail dragonfly
White-belted ringtail dragonfly

This is the white-belted ringtail dragonfly from the Bohart Museum of Entomology poster. The poster and dragonfly t-shirts are available at the Bohart Museum, 1124 Academic Surge, UC Davis, or at http://bohart.ucdavis.edu.

Sympetrum  by Fran Keller
Sympetrum by Fran Keller

This spectacular dragonfly photo, taken by UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Fran Keller, is a Sympetrum sp. that she took in her back yard on July 28, 2007, in North Davis. This is one of her favorite photos. "This picture," she says, "shows how incredibly delicate they are and their legs so slim and yet grasping on the edge of this twig they maintain balance. The eye color reminds me of a watercolor painting and the red on the abdomen is such a contrast to the yellow spots on the thorax."

Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 3:06 PM

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