Posts Tagged: UC Davis entomology
Next week promises to be memorable week for entomologists at the University of California, Davis. Oh, how they wish they could clone themselves so...
Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor, will be honored at a special PBESA symposium for a liftime of work. He co-authored these two books in 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's a gathering of UC Davis entomologists--from students to graduates to faculty to retired faculty. The third UC Davis Entomology Alumni Reunion...
UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, known as "The Fly Man of Alcatraz," will be the keynote speaker at the UC Davis Entomology Alumni Dinner on April 2. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This was the scene at the 2007 UC Davis Entomology Alumni Reunion. At right is chemical ecologist Walter Leal, then chair of the Department of Entomology (now the Department of Entomology and Nematology). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology alum Will Crites takes a photo at the 2007 reunion. He is co-chairing the 2019 reunion. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Just call these "something sweet" and "something neat." Yesterday on Bug Squad we featured holiday gifts available at the Bohart Museum of...
Sweet! The UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center is selling honey and offering free recipes.
UC Davis Entomology Graduate Student Association (EGSA) offers t-shirts year-around and they're especially popular during the hoidays. From left are president Brendon Boudintot, t-shirt coordinator Jill Oberski and Corwin Parker with their award-winning shirts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You've heard the phase, "wear your heart on your sleeve"--which means to show your emotions openly. How about wearing a pollinator on your heart?...
EGSA's 2018 t-shirt winners: Brendon Boudinot wearing his t-shirt, "REPRESANT"; Jill Oberski with her onesie, "My Sister Loves Me" and Corwin Parker wearing his "BarBeeCue" t-shirt. All are available online at https://mkt.com/UCDavisEntGrad/. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"The Beetles" t-shirt is the EGSA's all-time best seller. Instead of the English rock band John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Star crossing Abbey Road in single file (that's the iconic image on the cover of their album, Abbey Road), think of The Beetles (four insects) crossing Abbey Road in single file. Beneath the images of the beetles are their family names: Phengogidae, Curculionidae, Cerambycidae and Scarabaeidae. Think glowworm, snout, long-horned, and scarab beetles.
The venomous black widow spider (Latrodectus hesperus) is usually found in and around wood piles, beneath stones and rubble, and in cluttered areas...
UC Davis Entomology Club members with the black widow spider float are (from left) Darian Dungey, James Fong, Chloe Shott (partially shown), Ben Maples (partially shown) James Heydon, Maia Lundy, Diego Rivera. Lundy is the president of the club. (Photo by Melissa Cruz)
UC Davis Entomology Club members "walk" the black widow spider in the UC Davis Picnic Day Parade. From left are Eliza Litsey, Ben Maples (in spider abdomen), Chloe Shott (in spider cephalothorax), Darian Dungey (holding sign), James Heydon, James Fong (in bee costume), Crystal Homicz, and Diego Rivera. (Photo by Melissa Cruz)
Following the parade, the black widow spider was showcased in front of Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A young child stares at the black widow spider in front of Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)