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Fifty Shades of Gray (and Red)

Ah, soapberry bugs... They'll never get top billing in a racy novel, let alone star in an R-rated movie. The "R" word comes into play only when...

A lone soapberry bug searching for a mate in the UC Davis Arboretum, off Garrod Drive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lone soapberry bug searching for a mate in the UC Davis Arboretum, off Garrod Drive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lone soapberry bug searching for a mate in the UC Davis Arboretum, off Garrod Drive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Love in the UC Davis Arboretum, the insect version of
Love in the UC Davis Arboretum, the insect version of "Fifty Shades of Gray (and Red)." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Love in the UC Davis Arboretum, the insect version of "Fifty Shades of Gray (and Red)." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two's company, but three's a crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two's company, but three's a crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two's company, but three's a crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's time for the third one to wander off. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's time for the third one to wander off. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's time for the third one to wander off. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 5:18 PM

Scott Carroll: Conciliation Biology

How do organisms respond to human-caused environmental change? What can we do? The mutual adaption of native and non-native species is changing best...

The soapberry bug is one of the insects that Scott Carroll studies. See his website at http://soapberrybug.org/. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The soapberry bug is one of the insects that Scott Carroll studies. See his website at http://soapberrybug.org/. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The soapberry bug is one of the insects that Scott Carroll studies. See his website at http://soapberrybug.org/. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 9:39 PM

Natives vs. Non-Natives

Quick! When you think of non-native species, what's your first reaction? That they're Public Enemy No. 1? According to a recent Nature journal...

Soapberry bug on the UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Soapberry bug on the UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Soapberry bug on the UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 5:15 PM

Soapberry Bugs: Evolution in Action

Briggs Hall at UC Davis is a good place to learn about soapberry bugs. That would be "the rapidly evolving soapberry bugs."Hugh Dingle, emeritus...

Hugh Dingle
Hugh Dingle

EMERITUS PROFESSOR Hugh Dingle, shown here wearing one of his favorite "bug" shirts, will discuss the rapidly evolving soapberry bug at a noon seminar on Wednesday, Nov. 10 in 122 Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Soapberry Bugs
Soapberry Bugs

TWO soapberry bugs on a tree in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 8:24 PM

It Might as Well Be...Spring

  If you like to take nature walks and lean against an occasional...

Up a tree
Up a tree

SOLITARY SOAPBERRY BUG climbs a tree in the UC Davis Arboretum, a good place for nature walks and insect observations. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In love
In love

SOAPBERRY BUGS IN LOVE--These soapberry bugs are doing what comes naturally. UC Davis biologist Scott Carroll says soapberry bugs are "good mothers and avid lovers." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 5:35 PM

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