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Matan Shelomi: How Do You Say 'Murder' Hornets? Delicious!

A blue plate special: larvae of the Asian giant hornet. This image is of food served in a restaurant in eastern Taiwan. (Photo by Matan Shelomi)

They don't taste like chicken. The larvae and pupae of the Asian giant hornet taste like French fries. So says UC Davis-trained entomologist Matan...

A blue plate special: larvae of the Asian giant hornet. This image is of food served in a restaurant in eastern Taiwan. (Photo by Matan Shelomi)
A blue plate special: larvae of the Asian giant hornet. This image is of food served in a restaurant in eastern Taiwan. (Photo by Matan Shelomi)

A blue plate special: larvae of the Asian giant hornet. This image is of food served in a restaurant in eastern Taiwan. (Photo by Matan Shelomi)

Delicious dish: The pupae of the Asian giant hornet. This image is of food served in a restaurant in eastern Taiwan. (Photo by Matan Shelomi)
Delicious dish: The pupae of the Asian giant hornet. This image is of food served in a restaurant in eastern Taiwan. (Photo by Matan Shelomi)

Delicious dish: The pupae of the Asian giant hornet. This image is of food served in a restaurant in eastern Taiwan. (Photo by Matan Shelomi)

Matan Shelomi: Each Answer to a Question Creates New Questions

World traveler and scientist Matan Shelomi, wearing a Bohart Museum of Entomology shirt at  at the Reichstag in Berlin.

Think about this: You don't know until you try. You miss every opportunity you do not take. Each answer to a question creates new...

World traveler and scientist Matan Shelomi, wearing a Bohart Museum of Entomology shirt at  at the Reichstag in Berlin.
World traveler and scientist Matan Shelomi, wearing a Bohart Museum of Entomology shirt at at the Reichstag in Berlin.

World traveler and scientist Matan Shelomi, wearing a Bohart Museum of Entomology shirt at at the Reichstag in Berlin.

Matan Shelomi heads to the podium to deliver his seminar on his stick insect research. At right is major professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Matan Shelomi heads to the podium to deliver his seminar on his stick insect research. At right is major professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Matan Shelomi heads to the podium to deliver his seminar on his stick insect research. At right is major professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Assistant Professor Matan Shelomi: He'll Introduce You to His Stick Insect Research

Matan Shelomi, who received his doctorate in entomology at UC Davis and his bachelor's degree at Harvard, will return to the UC Davis campus on Wednesday, Nov. 15 to deliver a seminar on his stick and leaf insect research.

Ever ask someone where they live and they respond "I live in the sticks"? They're referring to a rural area, usually forested or farmed. Next week...

Matan Shelomi, who received his doctorate in entomology at UC Davis and his bachelor's degree at Harvard, will return to the UC Davis campus on Wednesday, Nov. 15 to deliver a seminar on his stick and leaf insect research.
Matan Shelomi, who received his doctorate in entomology at UC Davis and his bachelor's degree at Harvard, will return to the UC Davis campus on Wednesday, Nov. 15 to deliver a seminar on his stick and leaf insect research.

Matan Shelomi, who received his doctorate in entomology at UC Davis and his bachelor's degree at Harvard, will return to the UC Davis campus on Wednesday, Nov. 15 to deliver a seminar on his stick and leaf insect research.

This is the insect that entomologist Matan Shelomi studies: the stick insect, order Phasmatodea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the insect that entomologist Matan Shelomi studies: the stick insect, order Phasmatodea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the insect that entomologist Matan Shelomi studies: the stick insect, order Phasmatodea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 3:47 PM

Why Bees Are Disappearing and What You Should Know

Matan Shelomi, wearing a UC Davis entomology shirt, stands in front of the Reichstag in Berlin.

If you should ask Extension apiculturist (emeritus) Eric Mussen of the University of California, Davis, whether he believes that neonicotinoids are...

Matan Shelomi, wearing a UC Davis entomology shirt, stands in front of the Reichstag in Berlin.
Matan Shelomi, wearing a UC Davis entomology shirt, stands in front of the Reichstag in Berlin.

Matan Shelomi, wearing a UC Davis entomology shirt, stands in front of the Reichstag in Berlin.

Noted entomologist May Berenbaum lectured May 20 at UC Davis on disappearing bees and then visited the Department of Entomology and Nematology's bee garden. With her (from left) are UC Davis bee authorities Robbin Thorp, Brian Johnson and Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noted entomologist May Berenbaum lectured May 20 at UC Davis on disappearing bees and then visited the Department of Entomology and Nematology's bee garden. With her (from left) are UC Davis bee authorities Robbin Thorp, Brian Johnson and Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted entomologist May Berenbaum lectured May 20 at UC Davis on disappearing bees and then visited the Department of Entomology and Nematology's bee garden. With her (from left) are UC Davis bee authorities Robbin Thorp, Brian Johnson and Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 5:17 PM

About Those Walking Sticks...

This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Why would anyone want to study walking sticks (stick insects)? Well, why wouldn't anyone NOT want to? That's the question we ought to ask. Enter...

This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey

Posted on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 8:24 PM

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