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The Lurking Place of the Fairies

A Valley carpenter bee appears to be

Foxgloves are called "the lurking place of the fairies." That could be. Foxgloves are also known by their genus name, Digitalis--meaning fingerlike. The genus is native to western and southwestern Europe, western and central Asia, Australasia and...

A Valley carpenter bee appears to be
A Valley carpenter bee appears to be "nectar-robbing," drilling a hole through the flower instead of going into the entrance. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Valley carpenter bee appears to be "nectar-robbing," drilling a hole through the flower instead of going into the entrance. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee seeks an entrance into the foxglove. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee seeks an entrance into the foxglove. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee seeks an entrance into the foxglove. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Look here! An earwig has found a
Look here! An earwig has found a "hidey hole." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Look here! An earwig has found a "hidey hole." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Tags: carpenter bee (24), Digitalis (1), earwig (2), foxglove (1), honey bee (196)

Forceps, Please

Tell-tale sign of an earwig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forceps, please! Have you ever stopped to admire a blossom and seen forceps protruding? Earwig! We were walking near Mrak Hall, UC Davis, on a hot summery afternoon and spotted a tell-tale sign: abdominal forceps, aka pinchers or pincers. Earwig! We...

Tell-tale sign of an earwig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tell-tale sign of an earwig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tell-tale sign of an earwig. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Earwig exposed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Earwig exposed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Earwig exposed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2011 at 8:34 PM
Tags: Charles Hogue (2), earwig (2), Jerry Powell (10), Lynn Kimsey (265)
 
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