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For the Love of Robber Flies

Every April 30, UC Davis doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts, celebrates World Robber Fly Day. Now she has another day to celebrate: she...

UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts with her husband, George, son Griffin, then 2.5, and Marcy, then a week old. (Image taken Oct. 28, 2022)
UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts with her husband, George, son Griffin, then 2.5, and Marcy, then a week old. (Image taken Oct. 28, 2022)

UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts with her husband, George, son Griffin, then 2.5, and Marcy, then a week old. (Image taken Oct. 28, 2022)

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2022 at 3:57 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Time Flies, But How Do Flies Tell Time? Ask Yao Cai

If you attended the 2018 campuswide UC Davis Picnic Day and headed over to see the insects at Briggs Hall, home of the Department of Entomology and...

Yao Cai dressed as a fruit fly to play the drums in The Entomology Band at the 2018 UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Yao Cai dressed as a fruit fly to play the drums in The Entomology Band at the 2018 UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Yao Cai dressed as a fruit fly to play the drums in The Entomology Band at the 2018 UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Molecular geneticist Yao Cai (left) presents a program at a 2020 Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. With him is undergraduate student Christopher Ocoa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Molecular geneticist Yao Cai (left) presents a program at a 2020 Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. With him is undergraduate student Christopher Ocoa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Molecular geneticist Yao Cai (left) presents a program at a 2020 Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. With him is undergraduate student Christopher Ocoa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2022 at 5:03 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Freeloader Flies on Friday Fly Day

Have you ever seen a freeloader fly trying to sneak a meal? Since it's Friday Fly Day--and the best things in life are free, aren't they?--it's time...

A praying mantis and freeloader flies dining on a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A praying mantis and freeloader flies dining on a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A praying mantis and freeloader flies dining on a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a freeloader fly, family Milichiidae, probably genus Desmometopa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a freeloader fly, family Milichiidae, probably genus Desmometopa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a freeloader fly, family Milichiidae, probably genus Desmometopa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Freeloader flies invite themselves to dinner--a spider's dinner. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Freeloader flies invite themselves to dinner--a spider's dinner. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Freeloader flies invite themselves to dinner--a spider's dinner. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 3:03 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Yard & Garden

Hello, Friday Fly Day!

Hello, Friday Fly Day! It's time to post an image of syrphid fly, aka hover fly or flower fly. We took this dorsal view of a syrphid fly...

A syrphid fly, probably a Syrphus opinator, warms its flight muscles in the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, part of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A syrphid fly, probably a Syrphus opinator, warms its flight muscles in the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, part of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A syrphid fly, probably a Syrphus opinator, warms its flight muscles in the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, part of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2022 at 5:41 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

UC Davis Seminars: From Earwigs to Fruit Flies to Nematodes

A fantastic line-up awaits those eager to attend the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's in-person and virtual...

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The Nov. 10th seminar will focus on controlling this pest, the spotted-wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, shown here on a raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Nov. 10th seminar will focus on controlling this pest, the spotted-wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, shown here on a raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Nov. 10th seminar will focus on controlling this pest, the spotted-wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, shown here on a raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 5:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: 4-H, Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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