Posts Tagged: Art Shapiro
Where, Oh Where, Can They Bee?
The nectarines are bursting into bloom, but where are the honey bees? Well, they're huddled inside their colonies as California storms erupt with a...
A honey bee, cooped up in a hive for weeks due to the rain and cold, heads for a nectarine blossom in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Find the bee! There's one pollinating a nectarine blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A pollen-packing bee exits a nectarine blossom.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
How the UC Davis Research Scholars Program in Insect Biology Shines
When you access the UC Davis Research Scholars Program in Insect Biology website, the first thing you notice is "Welcome!" A warm...
A screen shot of the UC Davis Research Scholars Program in Insect Biology website.
Bingo! First Cabbage White Butterfly of the Year!
In between the rain and the cold, UC Davis distinguished professor Art Shapiro of the Department of Evolution and Ecology has been searching in vain...
UC Davis distinguished professor Art Shapiro spotted two cabbage white butterflies today (Feb. 8) in West Sacramento, Yolo County. These weren't them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the first-flight-of-the-butterfly chart by UC Davis alumnus Matthew "Matt" Forister, the Trevor J. McMinn Endowed Professor in Biology, and Foundation Professor, Department of Biology, University of Nevada.
Oh, That Elusive Cabbage White Butterfly
No butterfly. No beer. Blame the rain. Blame the cold. As of today, Jan. 26, no one has won Art Shapiro's "Beer-for-a-Butterfly...
A cabbage white butterfly stops for a little catmint nectar (flight fuel) on a warm summer day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
No Cabbage White Butterfly, No Bumble Bee
No cabbage white butterfly, no bumble bee. As of 4 p.m. today (Jan. 6), the two UC Davis "bug contests" underway--one, to collect the first...
A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in flight, heading toward lantana. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, foraging on Italian Italian bugloss, Anchusa azurea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, heading for a jade blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)