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Name That Spider Species

If you're a student 18 or under, here's your chance to name a spider species. You'll win the distinction of being selected the winner, and you'll be...

This is a male trapdoor spider in the genus Promyrmekiaphila. Youths are invited to name the species.
This is a male trapdoor spider in the genus Promyrmekiaphila. Youths are invited to name the species.

This is a male trapdoor spider in the genus Promyrmekiaphila. Youths are invited to name the species.

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 5:23 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Congrats to UC Davis Scientists Iris Bright and Megan Ma: Selected for NSF REPS Program

Hearty congratulations to two UC Davis scientists, Iris Bright and Megan Ma. And a rousing double cheer to the National Science Foundation (NSF),...

Iris Bright of the Jason Bond lab with pinned Onymacris (tenebrionid beetles from Namiba). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Iris Bright of the Jason Bond lab with pinned Onymacris (tenebrionid beetles from Namiba). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Iris Bright of the Jason Bond lab with pinned Onymacris (tenebrionid beetles from Namiba). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Megan Ma of the James Bond lab with her digital image of a wolf spider leg (male first leg with ornamentaton, coloration and brush for attracting females. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Megan Ma of the James Bond lab with her digital image of a wolf spider leg (male first leg with ornamentaton, coloration and brush for attracting females. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Megan Ma of the James Bond lab with her digital image of a wolf spider leg (male first leg with ornamentaton, coloration and brush for attracting females. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 3:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation

This Bug's for You! Enjoy Tasty Bugs at the Bohart Museum Open House

Ever eaten a bug? Sure you have. Insect fragments are in just about all the foods we eat, from chocolate to coffee to wheat flour to pizza sauce to...

Biologist Iris Bright checks out a red earthworm, one of the items available for sampling at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Sept. 21. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Biologist Iris Bright checks out a red earthworm, one of the items available for sampling at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Sept. 21. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Biologist Iris Bright checks out a red earthworm, one of the items available for sampling at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Sept. 21. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The taste test! Biologist Iris Bright samples the red earthworm (and then other colors).
The taste test! Biologist Iris Bright samples the red earthworm (and then other colors). "They're good," she said. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The taste test! Biologist Iris Bright samples the red earthworm (and then other colors). "They're good," she said. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 2:48 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources

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