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UC Davis: Where to Learn About Insects and How to Collect Them

Swallowtail butterflies at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section, says these are the Ulysses swallowtail – Papilio ulysses – that were collected in New Guinea, mostly by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon.

Life, as we know it, changed rapidly with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. As you shelter in and look for something intriguing to do, would...

Swallowtail butterflies at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section, says these are the Ulysses swallowtail – Papilio ulysses – that were collected in New Guinea, mostly by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon.
Swallowtail butterflies at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section, says these are the Ulysses swallowtail – Papilio ulysses – that were collected in New Guinea, mostly by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon. "They are also found in Queensland, Australia, and some islands of Indonesia. It is one of those iconic butterflies that is often pictured in ads and other media because of its spectacular color." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Swallowtail butterflies at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section, says these are the Ulysses swallowtail – Papilio ulysses – that were collected in New Guinea, mostly by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon. "They are also found in Queensland, Australia, and some islands of Indonesia. It is one of those iconic butterflies that is often pictured in ads and other media because of its spectacular color." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The European wool carder bee is the subject of one of the Bohart Museum online fact sheets, written by director Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The European wool carder bee is the subject of one of the Bohart Museum online fact sheets, written by director Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The European wool carder bee is the subject of one of the Bohart Museum online fact sheets, written by director Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Legendary Bruce Hammock: Why Science Is Fun

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his office (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Bruce D. Hammock is widely known for his groundbreaking research in insect physiology, toxicology, pharmacology, and experimental therapeutics....

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his office (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his office (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his office (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bruce Hammock in a Hammock on the UC Davis Quad. Note: He doesn't spend much time in a hammock; he just posed for this photo. (Photo by Cindy McReynolds)
Bruce Hammock in a Hammock on the UC Davis Quad. Note: He doesn't spend much time in a hammock; he just posed for this photo. (Photo by Cindy McReynolds)

Bruce Hammock in a Hammock on the UC Davis Quad. Note: He doesn't spend much time in a hammock; he just posed for this photo. (Photo by Cindy McReynolds)

Ian Grettenberger Targets a Variety of Pests

Agricultural entomologist and Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger joined the faculty of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Entomology in January 2019. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

(Editor's Note: In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic precautions--when facilities are closing down--we're taking time to spotlight some of our UC...

Agricultural entomologist and Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger joined the faculty of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Entomology in January 2019. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Agricultural entomologist and Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger joined the faculty of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Entomology in January 2019. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Agricultural entomologist and Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger joined the faculty of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Entomology in January 2019. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Agricultural entomologist and Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger in his office in Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Agricultural entomologist and Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger in his office in Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Agricultural entomologist and Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger in his office in Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

How Do Flying Insects Turn on a Dime to Catch Prey?

The first of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's

If you've ever watched flameskimmer dragonflies (Libellula saturata) zip-zagging around your yard looking for prey, you've probably marveled at the...

The first of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's
The first of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's "virtual seminars" featured Mary Salcedo of Virginia Tech talking about "Hydraulics in an Insect Wing." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The first of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's "virtual seminars" featured Mary Salcedo of Virginia Tech talking about "Hydraulics in an Insect Wing." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was the presentation that those watching the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's
This was the presentation that those watching the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's "virtual seminar" saw. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was the presentation that those watching the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's "virtual seminar" saw. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A question-and-answer session followed Mary Salcedo's presentation. This shows an image of Salcedo (top) and seminar coordinator Rachel Vannette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A question-and-answer session followed Mary Salcedo's presentation. This shows an image of Salcedo (top) and seminar coordinator Rachel Vannette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A question-and-answer session followed Mary Salcedo's presentation. This shows an image of Salcedo (top) and seminar coordinator Rachel Vannette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Elizabeth Crone and the Declining Western Monarchs

Professor Elizabeth Crone delivering a seminar on Western monarchs to the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Why Are the Monarch Butterflies Declining in the West?" Professor Elizabeth Crone of Tufts University who researches monarchs (as well as bumble...

Professor Elizabeth Crone delivering a seminar on Western monarchs to the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor Elizabeth Crone delivering a seminar on Western monarchs to the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Elizabeth Crone delivering a seminar on Western monarchs to the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Elizabeth Crone chats with scientists following her talk. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor Elizabeth Crone chats with scientists following her talk. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Elizabeth Crone chats with scientists following her talk. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you see a Western monarch between Feb. 14 and April 22, report it to the Western Monarch Mystery Challenge.
If you see a Western monarch between Feb. 14 and April 22, report it to the Western Monarch Mystery Challenge.

If you see a Western monarch between Feb. 14 and April 22, report it to the Western Monarch Mystery Challenge.

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