Posts Tagged: Bohart Museum of Entomology
You won't want to miss this Bohart Museum of Entomology open house! Themed "Grasshoppers,...
A katydid munching on a yellow rose, "Sparkle and Shine," in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A banded-wing grasshopper, family Acrididae, settling on rocks in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
They came. They saw. They held out their hands. Hands? Yes, to hold Madagascar hissing cockroaches...
Bohart associate and entomologist, Nazzy Pakpour, PhD, author of "Please Don't Bite Me: Insects that Buzz, Bite and Sting," greets guests at the Bohart Museum. In back are Bohart director Jason Bond (right) conversing with Brennen Dyer, collections manager. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Steve Heydon (foreground), retired Bohart Museum collections manager, with a Madagascar hissing cockroach. In back is intern Andrew Logan. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis student and Bohart associate Sol Wantz, president of the UC Davis Entomology Club, shares a stick insect. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Want to hold a stick insect?" asks Bohart associate James Heydon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's lepidoptera collection, shows butterflies from the genus Archaeoprepona. They are tropical, ranging from south Mexico to southern South America. "They are very strong fliers but usually come to rotting fruit or dead animal baits," he says. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas answers questions about butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's Saturday, Feb. 10 and it's the 13th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart...
UC Davis professor Jason Bond, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterly specimens to Woodland residents Olive Smith, 8, and her mother Sarah Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab answers questions about spiders at the Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) of the Department of Entomology and Nematology and postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, answer questions from visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. Korneyev holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor and ant specialist Phil Ward and lab members answer question about ants. With him are doctoral candidate Ziv Lieberman and research assistant Brittany Kohler, who seeks to enroll as a doctoral student at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Margo Rubin, 5, squints to get a better look through the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Drum roll…. We have a winner in the annual Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest, in which the...
The cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, is white with small black dots on its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly nectaring on a catmint in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A statistics chart of the first flight of the cabbage white butterfly, a work created by Matthew Forister of the University of Nevada. He collaborates with his former professor, Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor emeritus.
Who loves dinosaurs? And who especially loves triceratops, the dinosaur with that...
These are two of the crocheted triceratops crafted by UC Davis animal biology major Jakob Lopez. He will hide them on UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, set Saturday, Feb. 10.
A mounted specimen of triceratops at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. The dinosaur lived 66 to 68 million years ago. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
This graphic of a double-decker bus depicts the passengers representing the museums and collections at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Graphic by Ivana Li and Caitlen Comendant)