Posts Tagged: caterpillars
Undergrad Thesis Scores the Cover of Environmental Entomology
It's not every day that an undergraduate thesis makes the cover story of a professional journal. But that's the case with UC Davis doctoral student...
A screen shot of Grace Horne's work that appears in the current edition of the journal Environmental Entomology.
A Sky-High Caterpillar
When you're in your garden, look up. Sometimes you'll see a Gulf Fritillary caterpillar outlined against the sky, munching away on its host...
A sky-high Gulf Fritillary caterpillar munches on a passionflower vine (Passiflora). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two Gulf Fritillary caterpillars vying for the same twig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The adult Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, is spectacular. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Its silver-spangled wings gleaming, a Gulf Fritillary touches down on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Do You Have 'Cats?
If you have a passionflower vine (Passiflora), you probably have cats. No, not the four-legged ones that meow, chase mice or cavort with...
A Gulf Fritillary caterpillar on a passionflower (Passiflora) leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Munch, munch, munch! A Gulf Fritillary caterpillar is chomping away. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This image shows a Gulf Fritillary caterpillar, a chrysalis and an adult. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dorsal view of a newly eclosed Gulf Fritillary nectaring on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Quiet Veterans' Day
It's Veterans' Day, and after paying tribute to the military veterans (my ancestors have fought in all of our nation's wars, dating back to the...
A Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, ecloses in Vacaville, Calif., on Nov. 11, Veterans' Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Gulf Fritillary caterpillars have nearly skeletonized their host plant, Passiflora. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Gulf Frillary caterpillar crawls along on a passionflower vine stem. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bruce Hammock: From ResearchIng Insect Science to Researching Autism and Schizophrenia
Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor at the University of California, Davis, who holds a joint appointment with the Department of Entomology...
UC Davis researchers Jun Yang (right) and Sung Hee Hwang (center) with Bruce Hammock. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a photo from the Kenji Hashimoto lab, Chiba University Center for Forensic Mental Health, Japan, and includes some of the scientists working on the autism/schizophrenia research. In the center, front row, is Kenji Hashimoto. First author Ma Min, third from right, back row. Second author Qian Ren is in the back row, far right. Researcher Tamaki Ishima is the fourth from right, back row. (Photo courtesy of Kenji Hashimoto lab)