Posts Tagged: Bohart Museum of Entomology
When you use the words "insects," "art" and the "Bohart Museum of Entomology" in the same sentence,...
Overwintering lady beetles, aka ladybugs, in Colusa County. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)
This children's book, "The Story of the Dogface Butterfly," is the work of Fran Keller, Greg Kareofelas and Laine Bauer.
So you're thinking about a holiday gift for someone who has everything. You've racked your brain...
Shaun Winterton of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, an associate of the Bohart Museum, collected this stiletto fly, genus Agapophytus, and photographed it. It now needs a name. (Shaun Winterton Photo)
This weevil, found in a Costa Rica forest, is up for adoption: it needs a name. (Photo by Andrew Richards, Bohart Museum of Entomology)
Here's another weevil, found in a Costa Rica forest, that needs a name. (Photo by Andrew Richards, Bohart Museum of Entomology)
Bohart senior museum scientist Steve Heydon collected this new species of chalcid wasp in the Algonedes Dunes. Genus: Psilochalcis. It needs a name. (Photo by Andrew Richards, Bohart Museum of Entomology)
Oh, the myths about insects and spiders! It was a fun and educational afternoon when the UC Davis...
The beginning of a black widow spider tattoo, compliments of entomology Jessica Gillung of the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Fran Keller, who received her doctorate from UC Davis, smiles as student Jessica Gillung asks her which insect she wants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A youth looking at a ladybug display. The premise, "You can tell the age of a ladybug by counting its spots, is false. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Myths and gifts... When the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts its open house from 1...
Robbin Thorp with two of the books he co-authored. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
How many insect myths do you know?Worker bees are males, right? Butterflies and moths can't...
Gulf Fritillary butterfly on Cosmos. One myth is that if you rub the scales off their wings (who would want to?), they can't fly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cellar spider wrapping a honey bee. How many myths do you know about spiders? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)