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UC Davis Professor Jason Bond Publishes Trapdoor Spider Research (And Appears on TV)

This is a female Cryptocteniza kawtak, discovered by UC Davis professor Jason Bond at Moss Landing State Park, Monterey County. (Photo by Jason Bond)

It's out. The long-awaited scientific article on the new trapdoor genus (and species) that UC Davis Professor Jason Bond discovered on a sandy beach...

This is a female Cryptocteniza kawtak, discovered by UC Davis professor Jason Bond at Moss Landing State Park, Monterey County. (Photo by Jason Bond)
This is a female Cryptocteniza kawtak, discovered by UC Davis professor Jason Bond at Moss Landing State Park, Monterey County. (Photo by Jason Bond)

This is a female Cryptocteniza kawtak, discovered by UC Davis professor Jason Bond at Moss Landing State Park, Monterey County. (Photo by Jason Bond)

A screen shot of the TV program, Good Day Sacramento, featuring Jason Bond, the trapdoor spider he discovered, and the name-that-species contest.  See https://gooddaysacramento.cbslocal.com/video/4770491-name-that-spider/
A screen shot of the TV program, Good Day Sacramento, featuring Jason Bond, the trapdoor spider he discovered, and the name-that-species contest. See https://gooddaysacramento.cbslocal.com/video/4770491-name-that-spider/

A screen shot of the TV program, Good Day Sacramento, featuring Jason Bond, the trapdoor spider he discovered, and the name-that-species contest. See https://gooddaysacramento.cbslocal.com/video/4770491-name-that-spider/

Posted on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 2:52 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources

Searching for the Most Unusual Gift?

Thisi polka-dotted weevil needs a species name.  It's in the genus Macrocopturus in the weevil family Curculionidae. (Photos courtesy of the Bohart Museum)

It's definitely one of a kind. If you gift this to a family, friend or yourself, no one can ever take it away. It can't be stolen, damaged or lost....

Thisi polka-dotted weevil needs a species name.  It's in the genus Macrocopturus in the weevil family Curculionidae. (Photos courtesy of the Bohart Museum)
Thisi polka-dotted weevil needs a species name. It's in the genus Macrocopturus in the weevil family Curculionidae. (Photos courtesy of the Bohart Museum)

Thisi polka-dotted weevil needs a species name. It's in the genus Macrocopturus in the weevil family Curculionidae. (Photos courtesy of the Bohart Museum)

Name, please! This insect, from the family Chrysididae and genus Hedychridium, was collected in Thailand. It needs a species name.
Name, please! This insect, from the family Chrysididae and genus Hedychridium, was collected in Thailand. It needs a species name.

Name, please! This insect, from the family Chrysididae and genus Hedychridium, was collected in Thailand. It needs a species name.

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 5:11 PM
 
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