Posts Tagged ‘entomology’

Discovering Beetle Species in Taiwan

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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One researcher’s trip to Taiwan reveals nine new species of beetles.

CalBug

Thursday, December 12th, 2013
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Scientists across the state of California need your help studying insects collected over the past 130 years.

Incredible Insects

Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Recent news stories examine entomological wonders— including a few insects that inspire human technology.

Alaska Adventure

Friday, August 31st, 2012
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The Academy’s Dave Kavanaugh recently returned from a “painfully lush” valley in the Juneau Icefield.

Academy Roof Research

Monday, November 1st, 2010
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What kind of insects are attracted to the native plants on the Academy’s living roof?

Flesh Eating Beetles!

Thursday, October 21st, 2010
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Get the gory low-down of flesh-eating beetles and find out how they are put to work in natural history museums.

Ice Beetles

Sunday, August 1st, 2010
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Academy entomologist Dave Kavanaugh heads to the Sierras tracking ice beetles.

Lettuce Insects

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
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A local scientist is studying the insects that live on lettuce, both good and bad.

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