Posts Tagged: UC Davis
Hide and seek. She hides 'em and we seek 'em. We've spotted as many as seven adult praying...
Ms. Mantis, on a redwood stake in a milkweed planter in Vacaville, Calif., is trying to find a place to lay her egg mass, an ootheca. This image was taken Sunday night, Sept. 23. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This looks like a good spot. This praying mantis, Stagmomantis limbata, is native to North America. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ms. Mantis begins to work. Note the frothy cream-colored substance. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of the process. This Stagmomantis limbata did so in the open. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
At dawn the next morning, we found her still on the stake with her hardening ootheca. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ever seen a Gulf Fritillary butterfly laying an egg? The Gulf Frit (Agraulis vanillae), an...
Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae), an orangish-reddish butterfly of the family Nymphalidae, lays its eggs on its host plant, Passiflora. They often lay their eggs on the tendrils. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Silver-spangled wings of the Gulf Fritillary. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate students and postdoctoral students that the legendary John Casida trained remember him...
Distinguished professor John Casida (center) with his former graduate students Sarjeet Gill (left), a distinguished professor at UC Riverside, and Bruce Hammock, a distinguished professor at UC Davis. This image was taken in 2016 at UC Berkeley.
So there they were, literally dozens of dragonflies flying around two separate Vacaville (Calif.)...
A wind-swept meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum, perches on a fence post after feasting on prey on July 1, 2018 in Vacaville, Calif. This was taken just after sunrise with a 200mm macro lens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a closeup of the variegated meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum, taken Oct. 10, 2016 in Vacaville, Calif. It's perched on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. This was taken in late afternoon with a 70-180mm macro lens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The late medical entomologist William Emery Hazeltine II (1926-1994) worked tirelessly in mosquito...
Brothers Craig and Lee Hazeltine recently honored Bill Hazeltine Research Award recipients Olivia Winokur and Maribel "Mimi" Portilla at a luncheon. UC Davis medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo, assistant professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology, joined them. From left are Geoffrey Attardo, Craig Hazeltine, Lee Hazeltine and Maribel Portilla. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)