Posts Tagged: Lynn Kimsey
It promises to be a fun and educational entomological weekend at the University of California, Davis! Think noon and night. Friday noon! At Friday noon, July 17, ant specialist Phil Ward, professor of entomology, will present a...
A worker Formica moki ant, as seen in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven.
A white-lined sphinx moth that may be seen Saturday night, July 18 at Bohart Museum of Entomology's Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey).
It's Saturday night, July 18--or soon will be. Do you know where your moths are? It so happens that July 18 marks the beginning of National Moth Week, and that event has not gone unnoticed by the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Moths, considered among...
This small moth is known as a pterphorid plume moth. It was found in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Atlas moth, Attacus atlas, is considered the largest moth in the world. It's on display at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
What an amazing photo! Vacaville resident Cindy Carmouche, a nurse at Kaiser Permanente, captured a photo of early instar redhumped caterpillars eating her French prune leaves. One look at this photo and you will marvel at some v-e-r-y hungry...
Cindy Carmouche of Vacaville captured this amazing photo of early instar redhumped caterpilllars eating the leaves of her French prune tree.
This photo shows several redhumpbed caterpillars dining on the leaves of a redbud tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The most common dragonfly in our little family bee garden is the red flameskimmer, Libellula saturata. Last Sunday, however, a new species arrived--a male twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella), as identified by naturalist Greg Kareofelas of...
A twelve-spotted dragonfly. Libellula pulchella, perches on a bamboo stake. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Seeing spots--12 of them. This is a male twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It was windy enough to trigger a small craft advisory. Yet here comes a flameskimmer dragonfly (Libellula saturata) around noon on Monday, Memorial Day, circling our little bee garden. He chases a few flying insects around and then perches on a bamboo...
Caught in flight: Flameskimmer dragonfly,Libellula saturata. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A flameskimmer dragonfly, Libellula saturata, perches on a bamboo stake. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Small craft advisory! A gust of wind tousles the wings of Big Red, the flameskimmer dragonfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A different view. Flameskimmer dragonfly on his bamboo perch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)