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What Entomologists Need to Know

A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)

If you're a graduate student in entomology and competing with your team in the Entomology Games, a college-bowl type trivia game hosted by the...

A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)
A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)

A question about the paranormal figure Mothman drew interest at the Entomology Games, hosted by the Entomological Society of America. (Illustration by Tim Bertelink, Wikipedia)

This is not the Mothman, but an Atlas moth, Attacus atlas, from the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is not the Mothman, but an Atlas moth, Attacus atlas, from the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is not the Mothman, but an Atlas moth, Attacus atlas, from the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 5:51 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management

UC Davis Doctoral Students in Entomology Got It Right

UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.

They knew the answer.  "A worker honey bee has how many pairs of wax glands on its abdomen?" That would be four, answered...

UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.
UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.

UC Davis doctoral student Jill Oberski captured this screen shot at the finals. She is top row, second from left.

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 5:16 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

The Entomology Games: Righting a Wrong Name

The 2018 UC team, comprised of UC Davis and UC Berkeley graduate students, won the national Linnaean Games championship. From left are graduate students Zachary Griebenow and Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis, captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley (he received his bachelor's degree in entomology from UC Davis) and Emily Bick of UC Davis. (ESA Photo)

The governing board of the 7000-member Entomological Society of America (ESA) announced July 6 that it has changed the name of the student...

The 2018 UC team, comprised of UC Davis and UC Berkeley graduate students, won the national Linnaean Games championship. From left are graduate students Zachary Griebenow and Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis, captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley (he received his bachelor's degree in entomology from UC Davis) and Emily Bick of UC Davis. (ESA Photo)
The 2018 UC team, comprised of UC Davis and UC Berkeley graduate students, won the national Linnaean Games championship. From left are graduate students Zachary Griebenow and Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis, captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley (he received his bachelor's degree in entomology from UC Davis) and Emily Bick of UC Davis. (ESA Photo)

The 2018 UC team, comprised of UC Davis and UC Berkeley graduate students, won the national Linnaean Games championship. From left are graduate students Zachary Griebenow and Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis, captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley (he received his bachelor's degree in entomology from UC Davis) and Emily Bick of UC Davis. (ESA Photo)

In this 2018 photo of the national award-winning UC team, Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis answers a trivia question, while captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley listens. Boudinot just received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (ESA Photo)
In this 2018 photo of the national award-winning UC team, Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis answers a trivia question, while captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley listens. Boudinot just received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (ESA Photo)

In this 2018 photo of the national award-winning UC team, Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis answers a trivia question, while captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley listens. Boudinot just received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (ESA Photo)

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management
 
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