Posts Tagged: Jeff Smith
Do you know what a nematode is? That's a question that nematologists are frequently asked. Well,...
Nematologist Steve Nadler, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, presenting a video on nematology. (Screen shot)
UC Davis entomology professor Diane Ullman offers a virtual tour of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Lepidoptera collection in this video. (Screen shot)
Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gives an overview of how the museum collects, preserves and identifies some of its nearly 8 million insects. (Screen shot)
Xavier Zahnle, a doctoral student in the Jason Bond lab, talks about common millipedes in the Sacramento-San Francisco region in this video. (Screen shot)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection, Bohart Museum of Entomology, explains how to pin and spread butterfly and moths for display. (Screen shot)
UC Davis doctoral student Lacie Newton of the Jason Bond lab talks about arachnids in her video. (Screen shot)
One...two...three... Are you counting down until the much-awaited Virtual Moth Open House, hosted...
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Lepidoptera collection, discusses how to pin and spread specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Preparing monarch specimens for viewing in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Want to learn more about moths? If you attend the Virtual Moth Open House hosted by the...
This is the Atlas moth, the largest moth in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Like to learn how to blacklight for insects? Entomologists at the Virtual Moth Night Open House, hosted by the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will tell you how. At right is John De Benedictus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
There will be no hot chocolate. There will be no cookies. But not to worry--there...
You will learn about amazing moths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Virtual Moth Open House from 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
At previous Moth Nights, "Moth Man" John DeBenedictis of Davis helped coordinate the blacklighting display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Here he chats with visitors. Blacklighting will be one of the topics at the Bohart Museum's Virtual Moth Open House on July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology and will be featured at its Virtual Moth Open House on July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It is indeed a “lovely beast,” as lepidopterist Art Shapiro, UC Davis...
Eumorpha achemon, the Achemon Sphinx, is a "lovely beast," says UC Davis distinguished professor Art Shapiro. Ann Sievers, owner, grower and miller Il Fiorello Olive Oil Co., recently found this one the wall of her patio. (Photo by Ann Sievers)
What's for lunch? A chicken in one of Ann Sievers' flocks at Il Fiorello Olive Oil Co., eyes the photographer. Chickens eagerly eat lots of bugs--if they're available. The larvae of the Achemon Sphinx moth feed on grape leaves. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Naturalist-photographer Greg Kareofelas took this image of an Eumorpha achemon larva in his yard in Davis several years ago. It was feeding on native grape, Vitus californica. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)
An adult Eumorpha achemon, photographed by naturalist-photographer Greg Kareofelas in his yard in Davis several years ago. It was feeding on native grape, Vitus californica. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)