Posts Tagged: Lynn Kimsey
Oh, how popular they are. If you've ever seen youngsters jumping up and down in pure delight--and...
Tabatha Yang, the Bohart Museum of Entomology's education and outreach coordinator, shows a display of insects at a Vacaville Public Library event. The Bohart is in need of traveling display boxes and is raising funds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Alex Nguyen, a UC Davis alumnus, volunteered at the 2017 Solano County Youth Ag Day held at the Solano County Fairgrounds for third-graders. These are some of the traveling display boxes the Bohart uses. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Youngsters at the 2017 Solano County Youth Ag Day delighted in seeing the traveling display boxes of insect specimens. Here Tabatha Yang, the Bohart Museum's education and outreach coordinator, talks to the third graders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Would you eat a chocolate-covered cicada? Yes? No? Maybe? Entomophagy is no problem for...
Sampling a chocolate-covered cicada snack are (from left) Maxwell Arnold, Brennen Dyer, Iris Bright, Amberly Hackmann, and Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and a UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Step right up, folks! I'm a lady beetle, aka ladybug, and it's lunch time. Or maybe it's...
A lady beetle, aka ladybug, munches on an aphid, as another aphid looks as if it's waiting its turn to be eaten. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The larva of a lady beetle will also eat its share of aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If you love tomatoes, you probably hate hornworms. Frankly, the garden's not big enough for...
This hornworm is feeding on a pepper plant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
When the caterpillar or larva is disturbed, it "rears up into an Egyptian sphinx-like pose," says entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The frass (droppings) from a hornworm. It's a tell-tale sign you have hornworms in your garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The tomato hornworm turns into a sphinx moth or hummingbird moth (family Sphingidae). (Wikipedia Photo)
Imagine this. You're a high school junior and you want to become a marine biologist. You're...
Lynn Siri (far right), now UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey, laughs with her sister, Anne, as their mother, Jean Siri, tries on a skull.