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Can You See the Leaf?

A leaffooted bug on a tomato. This is Leptoglossus phyllopus, as identified by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Once you've seen a leaffooted bug (genus Leptoglossus), you'll never forget it. If you look closely, you'll see a leaflike structure on each hind leg.  It's especially noticeable when the bug is on a brightly colored tomato or pomegranate. Lately...

A leaffooted bug on a tomato. This is Leptoglossus phyllopus, as identified by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A leaffooted bug on a tomato. This is Leptoglossus phyllopus, as identified by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A leaffooted bug on a tomato. This is Leptoglossus phyllopus, as identified by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two's company in this photo of two leaffooted bugs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two's company in this photo of two leaffooted bugs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two's company in this photo of two leaffooted bugs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Red nymph of leaffooted bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Red nymph of leaffooted bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Red nymph of leaffooted bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nymph of leaffooted bug checks out it surroundings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nymph of leaffooted bug checks out it surroundings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nymph of leaffooted bug checks out it surroundings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 5:52 PM
Tags: leaffooted bug (1), Leptoglossus (1), pomegranates (1), tomatoes (1), UC IPM (30)

Not What You Want in Your Drink

Yellowjackets are attracted to this plastic container. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

On an outing last Saturday to a Marin County restaurant, we spotted half-filled glasses lining a railing near the picnic tables. As the guests dined on seafood, yellowjackets dined on bits of protein left behind. The half-filled glasses were there to...

Yellowjackets are attracted to this plastic container. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Yellowjackets are attracted to this plastic container. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Yellowjackets are attracted to this plastic container. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of yellow jackets. They soon climbed out and flew away. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of yellow jackets. They soon climbed out and flew away. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of yellow jackets. They soon climbed out and flew away. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Ladybugs Coming Up in the World

Two ladybugs in a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Decisions, decisions... Where's the best spot for the new residents of my garden? I acquired two ladybugs last Saturday during the 99th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. Background: as part of the campuswide celebration, the Department of Entomology annually...

Two ladybugs in a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two ladybugs in a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two ladybugs in a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybugs exploring the menu. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ladybugs exploring the menu. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybugs exploring the menu. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hmm, looks like an aphid over there to me. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hmm, looks like an aphid over there to me. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hmm, looks like an aphid over there to me. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 10:36 PM

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