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Luck Be a Lady

Ladybug, aka lady beetle, searching for aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Photographers never tire of capturing images of ladybugs, aka lady beetles.First of all, they're beneficial insects. You know when you photograph...

Ladybug, aka lady beetle, searching for aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ladybug, aka lady beetle, searching for aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug, aka lady beetle, searching for aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The ladybug's coloring warns
The ladybug's coloring warns "Leave me alone!" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The ladybug's coloring warns "Leave me alone!" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A ladybug on the prowl. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A ladybug on the prowl. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A ladybug on the prowl. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2011 at 9:15 PM
Tags: Coccinellids (2), Jerry Powell (10), lady beetles (39), ladybugs (42)

Collembola!

A springtail (look to the right of

Collembola! Watch the springtails spring!Over the last several days, Art Shapiro, professor of evolution and ecology at the University of Caifornia,...

A springtail (look to the right of
A springtail (look to the right of "of") next to a penny. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A springtail (look to the right of "of the") next to a penny. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The springtail is less than 6 millimeters long. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The springtail is less than 6 millimeters long. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The springtail is less than 6 millimeters long. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Site of the springtail sightings on Howard Way, looking toward Russell Boulevard on UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Site of the springtail sightings on Howard Way, looking toward Russell Boulevard on UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Site of the springtail sightings on Howard Way, looking toward Russell Boulevard on UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 7:56 PM
Tags: Art Shapiro (200), Collembola (1), Jerry Powell (10), springtails (1), UC Davis (201)

Forceps, Please

Tell-tale sign of an earwig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forceps, please! Have you ever stopped to admire a blossom and seen forceps protruding? Earwig! We were walking near Mrak Hall, UC Davis, on a hot...

Tell-tale sign of an earwig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tell-tale sign of an earwig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tell-tale sign of an earwig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Earwig exposed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Earwig exposed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Earwig exposed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2011 at 8:34 PM
Tags: Charles Hogue (2), earwig (2), Jerry Powell (10), Lynn Kimsey (275)

The Leather Wings

Soldier Beetle

Some call them "soldier beetles."Some call them "leather-winged beetles."Some call them "Cantharids" (family Cantharidae).Whatever you call them, be...

Soldier Beetle
Soldier Beetle

SOLDIER BEETLE, perched on a plum tree leaf, checks it surroundings. It's an avid aphid-eater. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ready for Flight
Ready for Flight

SOLDIER BEETLE opens its wings, ready to take flight. This insect is also called a "leather-winged beetle" or a Cantharid (from family Cantharidae).(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 5:59 PM

Ain't No Moths on Me

Light brown apple moth, female

Bam! LBAM is back in the news. The California Department of Food and Agriculture announced Aug. 29 that it has established a 19-square-mile...

Light brown apple moth, female
Light brown apple moth, female

(Photo courtesy of David Williams, principal scientist, Perennial Horticulture, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Australia.)

Light brown apple moth, male
Light brown apple moth, male

(Photo courtesy of David Williams, principal scientist, Perennial Horticulture, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Australia.)

Larva of the light brown apple moth
Larva of the light brown apple moth

(Photo courtesy of David Williams, principal scientist, Perennial Horticulture, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Australia.)

Posted on Monday, September 1, 2008 at 5:40 PM

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