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Amanda Koltz Seminar: Species Interactions and Global Change

Global change ecologist Amanda Koltz, a senior scientist with the Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, will present a virtual seminar, hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology, on Oct. 14.

"It's important to consider species interactions in efforts to understand ecosystem responses to global change." So says global change...

Global change ecologist Amanda Koltz, a senior scientist with the Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, will present a virtual seminar, hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology, on Oct. 14.
Global change ecologist Amanda Koltz, a senior scientist with the Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, will present a virtual seminar, hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology, on Oct. 14.

Global change ecologist Amanda Koltz, a senior scientist with the Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, will present a virtual seminar, hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology, on Oct. 14.

Posted on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 4:41 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

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

UC Davis Spider-Naming Contest: We Have a Winner!

This is the female of the species,Cryptocteniza kawtak. (Image by Jason Bond)

Remember when UC Davis Professor Jason Bond discovered a new genus of trapdoor spider on a sandy beach at Moss Landing State Park,...

This is the female of the species,Cryptocteniza kawtak. (Image by Jason Bond)
This is the female of the species,Cryptocteniza kawtak. (Image by Jason Bond)

This is the female of the species,Cryptocteniza kawtak. (Image by Jason Bond)

This is the male of the species, Cryptocteniza kawtak. (Image by Jason Bond)
This is the male of the species, Cryptocteniza kawtak. (Image by Jason Bond)

This is the male of the species, Cryptocteniza kawtak. (Image by Jason Bond)

This is where UC Davis Professor Jason Bond discovered the new genus and species of a trapdoor spider. (Illustration by Jason Bond)
This is where UC Davis Professor Jason Bond discovered the new genus and species of a trapdoor spider. (Illustration by Jason Bond)

This is where UC Davis Professor Jason Bond discovered the new genus and species of a trapdoor spider. (Illustration by Jason Bond)

UC Davis alumnus Kirsten Pearsons, a
UC Davis alumnus Kirsten Pearsons, a "proud Aggie," surveys the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs; this is Penn State's research farm. She holds a doctorate in entomology from Penn State.

UC Davis alumnus Kirsten Pearsons, a "proud Aggie," surveys the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs; this is Penn State's research farm. She holds a doctorate in entomology from Penn State.

Posted on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 5:41 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources

Name That Spider--And Did They Ever!

This is male of the species of a new genus of trapdoor spiders that UC Davis professor Jason Bond discovered in Monterey County. Bond proposes to name the genus, Cryptocteniza, part of which means “hidden or secret.” (Image by Jason Bond)

When UC Davis Professor Jason Bond  discovered a new genus of trapdoor spiders in Monterey County and issued a call for folks to name...

This is male of the species of a new genus of trapdoor spiders that UC Davis professor Jason Bond discovered in Monterey County. Bond proposes to name the genus, Cryptocteniza, part of which means “hidden or secret.” (Image by Jason Bond)
This is male of the species of a new genus of trapdoor spiders that UC Davis professor Jason Bond discovered in Monterey County. Bond proposes to name the genus, Cryptocteniza, part of which means “hidden or secret.” (Image by Jason Bond)

This is male of the species of a new genus of trapdoor spiders that UC Davis professor Jason Bond discovered in Monterey County. Bond proposes to name the genus, Cryptocteniza, part of which means “hidden or secret.” (Image by Jason Bond)

This is where UC Davis professor Jason Bond discovered a new genus of trapdoor spiders. (Illustrations by Jason Bond)
This is where UC Davis professor Jason Bond discovered a new genus of trapdoor spiders. (Illustrations by Jason Bond)

This is where UC Davis professor Jason Bond discovered a new genus of trapdoor spiders. (Illustrations by Jason Bond)

Posted on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 4:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources

UC Davis Evolutionary Biologist: About Those Out-of-Place Species

Introduced species and nearest neighbors, an illustration in PNAS.

What, hippos thriving in Colombia? Yes! If you've been reading The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and National Geographic,...

Introduced species and nearest neighbors, an illustration in PNAS.
Introduced species and nearest neighbors, an illustration in PNAS.

Introduced species and nearest neighbors, an illustration in PNAS.

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 5:03 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources
 
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