Posts Tagged: PBESA
ESA Entomology Games Are Both Educational and Entertaining
Quick question: "Kleptopharmacophagy, a newly described behavior recently observed in milkweed butterflies, is characterized by adult butterflies...
The UC Davis Entomology Games Team is comprised of (from left) Erin "Taylor" Kelly, Madison "Madi" Hendrick, Zachary Griebenow and Jil Oberski. Griebenow and Oberski were members of the 2018 national championship team.
Do you know the common name of Hermetia illucens, a dipteran? Black soldier fly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Congrats, UC Linnaean Games Team!
Congrats to the University of California Linnaean Games Team! They know their insects! The UC team, which swept the national championship last year,...
In a scene from the 2018 national Linnaean Games championships, Brendon Boudinot answers a question. Team captain Ralph Washington Jr. looks on. (ESA Photo)
What a Difference These Four UC Davis Entomologists Are Making!
They study bees, ants, fruit flies and spider flies. And that's just a small portion of what they do. And what a difference they're making! Four...
Spotted-wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, infesting a raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, heading toward a California poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Spotlighting the Work of Bee Expert Robbin Thorp
An honor well deserved. When the 103rd annual meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America (PBESA) takes place March...
Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor of entomology, will be honored at a special symposium April 2 at the 103rd annual meeting of the Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor of entomology, shows UC master gardener Kathy Ziccardi his collection of native bee specimens. The event: a Celebration of Bees in Mill Valley in 2011.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, a global authority on bumble bees and other native bees, co-authored two major books in 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Robbin Thorp (standing, far right, yellow shirt), an instructor at The Bee Course, with students and fellow instructors.
Jessica Gillung's Research on Spider Flies: A Tale of Conflict and Uncertainty
When UC Davis doctoral candidate Jessica Gillung, who studies the parasitoid flies commonly known as spider flies, presents her exit seminar on...
Professor Thomas Pape of the Natural History Museum of Denmark and chair of the Council for the International Congresses of Dipterology, presents the top student prize to Jessica Gillung. The next Congress takes place in 2022 in California
UC Davis doctoral student Jessica Gillung interacts with visitors at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)