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A New Wasp Species? EGSA's Winning T-Shirt

Stacey Rice of the Larry Godfrey lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, wearing the winning t-shirt she desinged. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're trying to fuse art with science and want to draw a wasp on a penny-farthing, but the legs are too short to reach the pedals, there's only one thing to do: lengthen the legs! And create a "new species" of wasp in the process. A penny-farthing,...

Stacey Rice of the Larry Godfrey lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, wearing the winning t-shirt she desinged. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Stacey Rice of the Larry Godfrey lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, wearing the winning t-shirt she desinged. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Stacey Rice of the Larry Godfrey lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, wearing the winning t-shirt she designed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 4:43 PM

Capitalizing on the Colors

European paper wasp

Ever notice how the coloring of the wool carder bee resembles a yellowjacket and European paper wasp?Talk about capitalizing on the colors.Carder bees, so named because they card the fuzz or down from leaves to make their nests, are black and yellow....

European paper wasp
European paper wasp

EUROPEAN PAPER WASP rests on a leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Yellowjacket
Yellowjacket

YELLOWJACKET sips water at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. The watering device is meant for honey bees, but yellowjackets barge in. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Carder Bee
Carder Bee

CARDER BEE rests on a leaf. It sports black and yellow colors similar to wasps and yellowjackets. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 9:09 PM
 
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