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Wonderful World of Insects

Diversity of Insects

Kids love bugs.    And they love books on bugs.  One of the bug books we bought our son during his childhood was “Insect World: A Child’s First Library of Learning,” published by Time-Life Books.  It...

Diversity of Insects
Diversity of Insects

DIVERSITY OF INSECTS--From the Madagascar hissing cockroach to the praying mantis to the grasshopper, insects are diverse. This is part of a collection owned by UC Davis evolutionary ecologist Andrew Forbes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 6:29 PM

Biodiversity Creates Biodiversity

Andrew Forbes

Biodiversity creates biodiversity. That point comes through loud and clear when you read the scientific paper on the apple maggot/parasitic wasp research led by UC Davis evolutionary ecologist Andrew Forbes. The news embargo lifted at 11 a.m....

Andrew Forbes
Andrew Forbes

IN THE LAB--UC Davis evolutionary ecologist Andrew Forbes works in the lab. His research on the apple maggot and a parasitic wasp will be published Feb. 6 in the journal Science. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Parasitic Wasp
Parasitic Wasp

This is a male Diachasma alloeum wasp on an apple. (Photo by Andrew Forbes)

Apple Maggot Fly
Apple Maggot Fly

This is a female apple maggot fly (Rhagoletis pomonella) on the surface of an apple (Photo by Andrew Forbes)

Emergence
Emergence

A wasp, Diachasma alloeum, emerges from the puparium of an apple maggot. (Photo by Andrew Forbes)

Posted on Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 5:38 PM
 
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