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The Most Incredible Image of a Leafcutter Bee
It's one of the most beautiful, incredible images of a leafcutter bee we've ever seen. Talented macro insect photographer Donna Sanders of Emerald, Queensland, Australia, captured this spectacular photo (below) of a female leafcutter bee carrying a leaf...

Haven Is the Place to 'Bee' for Junior Gardeners on March 30
The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven is the place to "bee" on Saturday, March 30 for youngsters who want to learn more about honey bees and native bees. The bee haven, operated and maintained by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, is...

Painted Ladies: What a Delight to See!
In between the rains today, we saw them. So beautiful!  Painted ladies, Vanessa cardui, nectaring in patches of colorful wildflowers in the Biological Orchard and Gardens (BOG), located behind the Mann Laboratory on University of...

Painted Ladies on the Move
The painted ladies are on the move. Have you seen these migratory butterflies, Vanessa cardui, passing through California on their way to the Pacific Northwest? Me? No! Zero. Zilch. Zip. But butterfly guru Art Shapiro, distinguished professor of...

Meet-n-Greet the Bugs!
It's finals week at the University of California, Davis, and what a great opportunity to take time to de-stress...with bugs! Wade Spencer, entomology student and associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, says that students studying in the UC Davis...

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