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Gulf Fritillaries Doing Well

The Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, is definitely back from a comeback, at least in the Sacramento, Davis and...

Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, foraging on a zinnia in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, foraging on a zinnia in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, foraging on a zinnia in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, April 1, 2024 at 10:09 AM

Presenting: A Butterfly and a Fly

A gray butterfly and a fruit fly... Each has "fly" in its name but one is a member of the order Lepidoptera and the other,...

A fruit fly, Neotephritis finalis, peers up at a gray hairstreak butterfly, Strymon melinus, in a bed of Coreopsis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A fruit fly, Neotephritis finalis, peers up at a gray hairstreak butterfly, Strymon melinus, in a bed of Coreopsis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A fruit fly, Neotephritis finalis, peers up at a gray hairstreak butterfly, Strymon melinus, in a bed of Coreopsis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Closeup of a  fruit fly, Neotephritis finalis, an organism commonly known as a
Closeup of a fruit fly, Neotephritis finalis, an organism commonly known as a "sunflower seed maggot." Green is reflected in its eyes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Closeup of a fruit fly, Neotephritis finalis, an organism commonly known as a "sunflower seed maggot." Green is reflected in its eyes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2024 at 2:23 PM

Mary Louise Flint's Article in The Acorn: 'Butterflies in Decline'

You won't want to miss the cover story, "Butterflies in Decline," in the spring 2024 issue of The Acorn, the quarterly magazine published by the...

A pipevine swallowtail nectaring on Jupiter's beard in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A pipevine swallowtail nectaring on Jupiter's beard in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pipevine swallowtail nectaring on Jupiter's beard in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 3:34 PM

Admiring the Red Admiral

One of the first butterflies we see in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden in midwinter is the Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta. Yes, this...

A Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta, spreads its wings on a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) on March 9 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta, spreads its wings on a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) on March 9 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta, spreads its wings on a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) on March 9 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Red Admiral prepares to take flight over a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Red Admiral prepares to take flight over a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Red Admiral prepares to take flight over a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2024 at 5:52 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

UC Davis Students Video Their Impressions of Emeriti Presentations

What a great idea! When UC Davis distinguished professor Walter Leal of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology organized...

A male monarch butterfly nectaring on Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male monarch butterfly nectaring on Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male monarch butterfly nectaring on Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 7:21 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

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