Posts Tagged: entomology
Insects populate the earth and they're also populating the 140th annual Dixon May Fair (May7-10). Sharon Payne, superintendent of the Youth Building in Denverton Hall, noticed quite a few insects in the building--but in photographs. The youths' images...
Dixon May Fair Youth Building superintendent Sharon Payne with some of the insect photographs taken by youth exhibitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lady beetles, aka lady bugs, are popular images at the Dixon May Fair. Dixon May Fair Youth Building assistant superintendent Julianna Payne holds two of them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Chris Conklin works on the agricultural display in Madden Hall, Dixon May Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dixon May Fair chief administrative officer Patrica "Pat" Conklin stands next to a photo of a bee pollinating an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If you've ever wanted free access to incredible macro images of insects and spiders, this is it. Images of arthropods in the public domain that you can download. Free. For. All. Noted insect photographer/entomologist Alex Wild, curator of entomology...
Alex Wild's portrait of a Mexican honey wasp, San Antonio, Texas. This public domain image is among the images in the newly launched "Insects Unlocked" Project. Donations are being accepted to make it all happen.
Alex Wild's image of a Californian Pseudomyrmex twig ant. This is one of the images in "Insects Unlocked."
This is Alex Wild's image of a paper wasp stinger, Polistes carolina, in Texas.
"Did he really say that?" entomologist May Berenbaum asked. "He did," said cultural entomologist Emmet Brady, host of the Insect News Network. The occasion: a UC Davis dinner honoring Berenbaum, professor and head of the Department of Entomology,...
Emmet Brady, shown here with May Berenbaum, talks about the meaning of the Insect News Network t-shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Emmet Brady presents May Berenbaum with an Insect News Network t-shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Quote from Charles Darwin. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
So, you want to become an entomologist... Entomologists, future entomologists and others interested in science are looking forward to the fall seminars sponsored Oct. 1 through Dec. 3 by the Department of Entomology, University of California,...
Okay, be honest. If you were attending class at 7:30 a.m., could you get excited about flies? No? How about the gender differences? Still no? You would if Mary Frances “Fran” Keller were there teaching you. You won’t find anyone more...
Fran Keller and daughter Rachael