Gotta love those spiders. We recently saw an adorable jumping spider (aren't all jumping spiders adorable?) huddled or cuddled (your preference) within a layer of yellow rose petals. It didn't look like a poster child for Halloween. It looked right...
Look closely and you'll see a jumping spider huddled in the petals of this yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hi, there! A jumping spider peers at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of the jumping spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
'Bye, bye! See ya later.' The jumping spider heads to another site. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hey, wait, take me with you! No, leave me alone! Let me go! Have you ever seen insects struggling to free themselves from the reproductive chamber of a milkweed blossom? Instead of producing loose pollen grains, milkweeds produce pollinia,...
A honey bee frantically struggles to escape from a reproductive chamber of a milkweed blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey
Right, left, up and down, the honey bee tries to free herself from the milkweed "floral trap." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This honey bee finally managed to free herself and then returned to forage for more nectar. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This honey bee couldn't free herself from the reproductive chamber of the milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey
Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder that affects less than one percent of the U.S. population. When schizophrenia is active, symptoms can include delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, trouble with thinking and lack of...
An illustration from the seminar of postdoctoral fellow Sergio Hidalgo Sotelo of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology.
Winning an Editors' Choice Award was a milestone for an international research team, including UC Davis entomologist Elvira de Lange. De Lange assembled a project team that wrote a research paper on the agricultural use of drones,...
Entomologist Elvira Lange utilizing a drone. Agricultural drones, she said, are "highly versatile and have great commercial potential."
He's a giant in his field--a veritable Sequoia in the flatlands. But he's an entomologist with an incredible reach that extends in practically all corners of the insect science world. He's like the equivalent of a griffinfly from the extinct...
Frank Zalom, UC Davis distinguished professor and a past president of the Entomological Society of America, is a newly elected Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America, the highest honor afforded an ESA member. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Frank Zalom, a former 16-year director of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, examines an almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)