Posts Tagged: insect museum
Like a Moth to a Flame: Moth Night at Bohart Museum of Entomology
Like a moth to a flame... That's what it will be like when folks flock to the Bohart Museum of...
"Moth Man" John DeBenedictus (left) shows Professor Jason Bond the insects on the sheet in the Bohart Museum's blacklighting display last year. Bond is the Evert and Marion Schlinger Endowed Chair in Insect Systematics, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These Atlas moths (Attacus atlas), found in the rain forests of Asia, will be displayed at the Bohart Museum's Moth Night. The moth's wingspan can measure 10 to 11 inches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepitopdera collection at the Bohart, shows visitors part some of the moths. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This tasar silk display will be among the silk displays featured at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. It is the work of Bohart associate Emma Cluff. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In Search of the Perfect Entomological Gift
If you're looking for the perfect "bugly" entomological gift, be sure to stop by the Bohart Museum...
Bohart associate Emma Cluff cuddles a tardigrade, one of the stuffed animals available for sale in the Bohart Museum of Entomology's gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This humorous mayfly illustration, "The swarmers are attracted to lights and tend to expose themselves in the evenings," appears in the 2019 Bohart Museum calendar. That sentence was written by a UC Davis student in Professor Lynn Kimsey's class. The calendar illustrations are all the work of entomologist/artist Karissa Merritt, a UC Davis student. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)