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Bodil Cass and 'The Curious Case of Katydids in California Citrus'

Postdoctoral researcher Bodil Cass will speak on

What an interesting and innovative title: "The Ecoinformatics and the Curious Case of Katydids in California Citrus." That's what postdoctoral scholar Bodil Cass of the Jay Rosenheim lab, University of California, Davis, will discuss at her seminar from...

Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 3:22 PM

An Insect Assembled by a Committee?

A katydid nymph on a rose leaf. The nymphs re wingless and have black and white banded antennae, according to UC IPM.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is an insect that looks as if it were assembled by a dysfunctional committee: long angular legs,  long antennae, and beady eyes on a thin green body. All hail the katydid. It's usually camouflaged, disguised as a leaf in the...

Posted on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 5:15 PM

Katydids Did It

Close-up of a katydid nymph on an Iceland poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Katydids did it. When it comes to the best of the industrial-strength shredding machines, they're it. The nymphs have been feeding our Iceland poppies, chewing incredible holes in petal after petal, and then looking around for more. They leave behind...

Posted on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 6:10 PM

The Sounds of Katydids

Katydid climbing a wall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ever heard the sound of katydids? The meadow katydids, the true katydids, the round-headed katydids, the bush katydids and the shiedback katydids? They're all there, in all their glory. Entomologist/educator/author/lecturer/photographer/broadcaster...

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 11:05 PM
Tags: Art Evans (1), katydids (4), Songs of Insects (1)
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