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Can a Jumping Spider Win the UC Davis Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest?

Herman the jumping spider nails a cabbage white butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Every year butterfly guru and distinguished professor Art Shapiro of the UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology sponsors a...

Herman the jumping spider nails a cabbage white butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Herman the jumping spider nails a cabbage white butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Herman the jumping spider nails a cabbage white butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Herman the jumping spider eating the cabbage white butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Herman the jumping spider eating the cabbage white butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Herman the jumping spider eating the cabbage white butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Food, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

A Monarch Sighting in January? In Sacramento? Yes!

A monarch in flight in the summer of 2017 in Vacaville, Calif. This is the non-native tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

News flash: Monarch sighting in Sacramento! Butterfly guru Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, spotted a monarch...

A monarch in flight in the summer of 2017 in Vacaville, Calif. This is the non-native tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch in flight in the summer of 2017 in Vacaville, Calif. This is the non-native tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch in flight in the summer of 2017 in Vacaville, Calif. This is the non-native tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Pieris rapae, Pieris rapae, Pieris rapae...

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint last summer in Vacaville. (Too late in the season last year to win Art Shapiro's contest.) (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Today dawned foggy," began Art Shapiro, distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, in a Jan. 22nd group email. As you know, Shapiro sponsors...

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint last summer in Vacaville. (Too late in the season last year to win Art Shapiro's contest.) (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint last summer in Vacaville. (Too late in the season last year to win Art Shapiro's contest.) (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint last summer in Vacaville. (Too late in the season last year to win Art Shapiro's contest.) (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 5:01 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Suds for a Bug? Get Out Your Net!

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in a summer flight in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Suds for a bug? Get out your net! If you collect the first cabbage white butterfly of the year in the three-county area of Sacramento, Solano and...

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in a summer flight in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in a summer flight in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in a summer flight in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 3:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest: We Have a Winner!

Inside this glassine envelope is the first-of-the-year cabbage white butterfly, ready to fly.  It's a male collected in Suisun City.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The 2019 “Beer for a Butterfly” contest is over. And the winner is…drum roll… Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished...

Inside this glassine envelope is the first-of-the-year cabbage white butterfly, ready to fly.  It's a male collected in Suisun City.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Inside this glassine envelope is the first-of-the-year cabbage white butterfly, ready to fly. It's a male collected in Suisun City.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Inside this glassine envelope is the first-of-the-year cabbage white butterfly, ready to fly. It's a male collected in Suisun City.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, holds a glassine envelope containing the winner of the 2019 Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, holds a glassine envelope containing the winner of the 2019 Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, holds a glassine envelope containing the winner of the 2019 Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

First flight dates of the cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in contest in three-county area of Sacramento, Solano and Yolo.
First flight dates of the cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in contest in three-county area of Sacramento, Solano and Yolo.

First flight dates of the cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in contest in three-county area of Sacramento, Solano and Yolo.

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 6:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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