Posts Tagged: American Entomologist
Catch of the Day
It's early morning and the spider is hungry. It snares a honey bee foraging for pollen and nectar in a patch of Mexican sunflowers...
An orbweaver snares a honey bee in its sticky web in a patch of Mexican sunflowers, Tithonia rotundifola, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tiny freeloader flies (family Milichiidae) grab their share. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Legendary Bruce Hammock: Why Science Is Fun
"Bruce D. Hammock is widely known for his groundbreaking research in insect physiology, toxicology, pharmacology, and experimental therapeutics....
UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his office (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bruce Hammock in a Hammock on the UC Davis Quad. Note: He doesn't spend much time in a hammock; he just posed for this photo. (Photo by Cindy McReynolds)
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Bug Land
A funny thing happened on the way to Bug Land. Well, many funny things. Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and professor...
"The swarmers are attracted to lights and tend to expose themselves in the evenings." Sentence by one of Lynn Kimsey's students; illustration by UC Davis graphic artist/entomology student Karissa Merritt.
"The infected fleas can harbor rats, ground squirrels, rabbits, and occasionally, even house cats." Sentence by one of Lynn Kimsey's students; illustration by UC Davis graphic artist/entomology student Karissa Merritt.
The Medfly 'Through the Decades': Tune in to Hear Professor Carey on July 3
Remember when scientists first detected the Mediterranean fruit fly in California? It was the early 1980s. The invasive insect, better known as the...
Distinguished Professor James R. Carey is known for his outstanding research, outreach and advocacy program involving invasion biology, specifically the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (medfly) and the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
'The Manhattan Project of Entomology'
It's been dubbed "The Manhattan Project of Entomology."And it may have "the potential to revolutionize the way we think about insects," says Richard...
Gene Robinson of the University of Illinois, shown here following his Jan. 6 talk at UC Davis, is heavily involved in "The Manhattan Project of Entomology." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)