Posts Tagged: Greg Karofelas
It's a damsel, but not in distress. It's a Familiar Bluett, but it's not all that familiar--unless...
A female damselfly, identified as a familiar bluet, Enallagma civile, rests on a Tithonia leaf in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologists call this a "two-fer" photo: two insects in the same photo. While one damselfly claims a leaf, another circles above. These are the familiar bluett, (Enallagma civile), according to Greg Kareofelas, an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
What a night! What a night--both inside and outside the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the...
Retired entomologist and UC Davis alumnus Norm Smith (second from left) talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Moth Night." The white witch (see display on the far left) is the largest moth in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's butterfly and moth section, talks about the specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Greg Karofelas answers questions about moths. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist and Bohart associate Noah Crockette talks about the critters in the live "petting zoo." He will enter Cornell University this fall, majoring in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum's petting zoo, which includes Madagascar hissing cockroaches, walking sticks, and tarantulas, is a favorite among Bohart visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Noah Crockette encourages visitors of all ages to check out the live petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors to the Bohart Museum's Moth Night enjoyed the family craft activity--decorating wax candles with replicas of moths and butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)