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Now That's Massive Weight Gain!

So you're thinking you're putting on a little weight during the holidays. Not to worry. Put it all in perspective by thinking about the larvae of...

The tiny egg of a future honey bee weighs about 0.1 mg. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The tiny egg of a future honey bee weighs about 0.1 mg. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The tiny egg of a future honey bee weighs about 0.1 mg. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Larvae gain weight rapidly. A larva goes from 0.1 mg to around 120 mg. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Larvae gain weight rapidly. A larva goes from 0.1 mg to around 120 mg. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Larvae gain weight rapidly. A larva goes from 0.1 mg to around 120 mg. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a pupa with a Varroa mite. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a pupa with a Varroa mite. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a pupa with a Varroa mite. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Newly emerged honey bee, just a minute old. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Newly emerged honey bee, just a minute old. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Newly emerged honey bee, just a minute old. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 5:42 PM
Tags: adult (6), egg (11), honey bee (240), larva (5), pupa (3), weight (2)

'The Ladybug Shrub'

Our Artemisia, a silvery-leafed shrub bordering our bee friendly garden, looks quite orange and black these days.It's not for lack of water or some...

Ladybug
Ladybug

ADULT LADYBUG forages for aphids on a silvery-leafed shrub, Artemisia. A ladybug larva is at the far right. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Larval Stage
Larval Stage

LARVAL STAGE of the ladybug. The ladybug goes through a complete metamorphosis: egg, larva, pupa and adult. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pupa
Pupa

PUPA of a ladybug on the silvery-leafed shrub, Artemisia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug and a Pupa
Ladybug and a Pupa

ENCOUNTER--An adult ladybug encounters a pupa, the last stage before becoming an adult. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 14, 2010 at 5:30 PM
Tags: Artemisia (3), ladybug (28), larva (5), pupa (3)

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