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It's Butterfly Heaven at the Bohart Museum

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly/moth collection at the Bohart Museum, enjoys sharing knowledge about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterfly heaven! Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly and moth collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, is in...

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly/moth collection at the Bohart Museum, enjoys sharing knowledge about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly/moth collection at the Bohart Museum, enjoys sharing knowledge about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly/moth collection at the Bohart Museum, enjoys sharing knowledge about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist and Bohart associate Jeff Smith answers questions about butterflies at a recent open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist and Bohart associate Jeff Smith answers questions about butterflies at a recent open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist and Bohart associate Jeff Smith answers questions about butterflies at a recent open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Design Museum exhibit in Cruess Hall includes colorful insect-themed fabric. It will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Design Museum exhibit in Cruess Hall includes colorful insect-themed fabric. It will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Design Museum exhibit in Cruess Hall includes colorful insect-themed fabric. It will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Part of the 500,000-specimen Lepidoptera at the Bohart Museum of Entomology.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Part of the 500,000-specimen Lepidoptera at the Bohart Museum of Entomology.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Part of the 500,000-specimen Lepidoptera at the Bohart Museum of Entomology.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 2:25 PM

Bohart Museum Open House: From Wasps to Nematodes to Flies to Pop-Up Cards

Lauren Camp, diagnostic parasitologist at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, will display nematode specimens at the Bohart open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Want to learn about such parasitoids as nematodes, jewel wasps, small-headed flies and tachinid flies? Of course you do! The Bohart Museum of...

Lauren Camp, diagnostic parasitologist at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, will display nematode specimens at the Bohart open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lauren Camp, diagnostic parasitologist at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, will display nematode specimens at the Bohart open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lauren Camp, diagnostic parasitologist at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, will display nematode specimens at the Bohart open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum will display jewel wasps and answer questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum will display jewel wasps and answer questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum will display jewel wasps and answer questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 5:01 PM

Bohart Museum Open House: To Pin a Butterfly...

Entomologist Jeff Smith uses forceps to retrieve a specimen from his Lepitopdera tray during  his demonstration at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

To pin a butterfly specimen... Visitors at the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Sunday, Sept. 24 learned how to pin and...

Entomologist Jeff Smith uses forceps to retrieve a specimen from his Lepitopdera tray during  his demonstration at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith uses forceps to retrieve a specimen from his Lepitopdera tray during his demonstration at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith uses forceps to retrieve a specimen from his Lepitopdera tray during his demonstration at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pinning and spreading moths and butterflies is intricate work. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pinning and spreading moths and butterflies is intricate work. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pinning and spreading moths and butterflies is intricate work. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College biology major Lauren Orris of Shingle Springs, a student of entomologist and assistant professor Fran Keller, pins a butterfly as her brother, Luke Orris, a high school student, watches. At left is entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Bohart's Lepitoptera collection. Both Lauren and Luke plan to enter the field of medicine. Keller, a Bohart Museum associate, received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Folsom Lake College biology major Lauren Orris of Shingle Springs, a student of entomologist and assistant professor Fran Keller, pins a butterfly as her brother, Luke Orris, a high school student, watches. At left is entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Bohart's Lepitoptera collection. Both Lauren and Luke plan to enter the field of medicine. Keller, a Bohart Museum associate, received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College biology major Lauren Orris of Shingle Springs, a student of entomologist and assistant professor Fran Keller, pins a butterfly as her brother, Luke Orris, a high school student, watches. At left is entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Bohart's Lepitoptera collection. Both Lauren and Luke plan to enter the field of medicine. Keller, a Bohart Museum associate, received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An interested group watches as entomologist Jeff Smith (right), curator of the Lepitopdera collection at the Bohart Museum, demonstrates how to prepare butterfly and moth specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An interested group watches as entomologist Jeff Smith (right), curator of the Lepitopdera collection at the Bohart Museum, demonstrates how to prepare butterfly and moth specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An interested group watches as entomologist Jeff Smith (right), curator of the Lepitopdera collection at the Bohart Museum, demonstrates how to prepare butterfly and moth specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Delsin Russell, 7, of Vacaville, who wants to become an entomologist, is fascinated by the butterfly/moth demonstration by entomologist/curator Jeff Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Delsin Russell, 7, of Vacaville, who wants to become an entomologist, is fascinated by the butterfly/moth demonstration by entomologist/curator Jeff Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Delsin Russell, 7, of Vacaville, who wants to become an entomologist, is fascinated by the butterfly/moth demonstration by entomologist/curator Jeff Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 5:39 PM

Bohart Museum Open House: How to Pin a Butterfly

Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the butterfly and moth collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts an open house, "Insects and U" on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 24, for the public to get acquainted...

Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the butterfly and moth collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the butterfly and moth collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the butterfly and moth collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Curator Jeff Smith displays specimens in the butterfly and moth collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Curator Jeff Smith displays specimens in the butterfly and moth collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Curator Jeff Smith displays specimens in the butterfly and moth collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 5:52 PM

Bohart Museum Open House: 'Insects and U'

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mark your calendar! Here's an opportunity--especially for new students and prospective students at the University of California, Davis and their...

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Photobomb! A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, photobombs a bee nectaring on bluebeard, Caryopteris x clandonensis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Photobomb! A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, photobombs a bee nectaring on bluebeard, Caryopteris x clandonensis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Photobomb! A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, photobombs a bee nectaring on bluebeard, Caryopteris x clandonensis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 4:53 PM

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