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Sarah Stellwagen: On the Trail of Spider Glue

A redfemured spotted orbweaver, Neoscona domiciliorum, photographed in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Spider glue: it's a sticky subject but there's much more to it than that. "Most people are unaware of the glue on a spider's web because you can't see the droplets with your naked eye, but it's a really important feature of the web that spiders rely on...

A redfemured spotted orbweaver, Neoscona domiciliorum, photographed in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A redfemured spotted orbweaver, Neoscona domiciliorum, photographed in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A redfemured spotted orbweaver, Neoscona domiciliorum, photographed in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An orbweaving spider wraps its prey, a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An orbweaving spider wraps its prey, a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An orbweaving spider wraps its prey, a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a wrap. A honey bee encased in a spider web. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's a wrap. A honey bee encased in a spider web. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a wrap. A honey bee encased in a spider web. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Seminars: From Spotted Wing Drosophila to Spider Glue to Wild Bees

Spotted-wing drosophila on raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

From spotted wing drosophila to spider glue to wild bees! Medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo, assistant professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, has compiled a great line-up of speakers for the winter quarter. The Wednesday...

Spotted-wing drosophila on raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Spotted-wing drosophila on raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Spotted-wing drosophila on raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

 
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