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  • A monarch caterpillar sharing a milkweed leaf with oleander aphids on Dec. 8, 2023 in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Monarch 'Cats Sleeping with the Aphids

    Sleeping with the aphids...that's what this monarch caterpillar was doing. It lived--and quite hidden at that--through the freezing cold, the rain, and the wind. It surfaced today on a milkweed in our Vacaville pollinator garden. Surprise,...

  • sanitation survey QR UCD
    Equipment sanitation survey (broomrape and other pests/pathogens)

    A group of crop pest management and food safety researchers across the U.S. is currently gathering grower and ag industry information on field equipment sanitation practices with the ultimate goal of designing research to address needs of the...

  • A monarch sips nectar from lantana near a Vacaville supermarket. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Mantis vs. a Monarch

    Can a praying mantis catch a monarch? Yes, it can. And yes, it does. It was Sept. 14, 2013.  As I approached a Vacaville supermarket, I noticed pink lantana blooming furiously near the entrance, and then, a familiar-looking butterfly...

  • Does Santa shop at the Bohart? Yes, he does. Items in the gift shop include monarch pins.   (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Santa Shops at the Bohart!

    News flash: Santa shops at the Bohart Museum of Entomology gift shop at UC Davis. Yes, he does. The jolly ol' gent wants to assure that no one has a "silent night," not with all the insect-themed gifts there: jewelry such as bee and monarch...

  • A crabronid wasp or beewolf in the genus Philanthus foraging on a pineapple sea lily (Eryngium horrium) in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Mark Your Calendars! Bohart Museum Announces Special Events

    Mark your calendars! Mark your calendars for the eagerly awaited open houses and special events at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The Bohart has announced its 2024 special events, which include three open houses and participation in...

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