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Real Reason for Flowers? It's All About Sex

Entomologist Stephen Buchmann talks about the nests of carpenter bees at The Bee Course, an annual summer workshop in Arizona sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History.  (Photo courtesy of Robbin Thorp)

You could say that noted entomologist/author Stephen Buchmann has a thing for buds, bees, beetles and butterflies...buds that burst into flowers, and...

Entomologist Stephen Buchmann talks about the nests of carpenter bees at The Bee Course, an annual summer workshop in Arizona sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History.  (Photo courtesy of Robbin Thorp)
Entomologist Stephen Buchmann talks about the nests of carpenter bees at The Bee Course, an annual summer workshop in Arizona sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History. (Photo courtesy of Robbin Thorp)

Entomologist Stephen Buchmann talks about the nests of carpenter bees at The Bee Course, an annual summer workshop in Arizona sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History. (Photo courtesy of Robbin Thorp)

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 5:24 PM
Tags: bees (81), beetles (8), butterflies (65), Robbin Thorp (234), sex (4), Stephen Buchmann (5), The Reason for Flowers (1), UC Davis (193)

The Beauty and the Beetles

A ladybug (lady beetle) graces salvia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You've heard of "The Beauty and the Beast?" A fairy tale? How about "The Beauty and the Beetles?" No fairy tale. That's the theme of the open...

A ladybug (lady beetle) graces salvia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A ladybug (lady beetle) graces salvia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A ladybug (lady beetle) graces salvia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This  bedazzled beetle was worn as a living brooch and originated from Mexico.
This bedazzled beetle was worn as a living brooch and originated from Mexico.

This bedazzled beetle was worn as a living brooch and originated from Mexico.

Posted on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 11:13 PM

Not John, Paul, George and Ringo

Dining on herbs

"The Beetles." When you hear those two words, you think of four Liverpool musicians named John, Paul, George and Ringo. Not so at the...

Dining on herbs
Dining on herbs

HUNGRY--This is a beetle, Lytta sublaevis (Meloidae) chowing down on fresh herbs. (Photo by Michael Caterino)

Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 4:11 PM

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