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It All Begins at the Bohart

Portrait of a praying mantis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It all begins at the Bohart. The Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis, that is. Officials at the museum, located at 1124 Academic Surge on...

Portrait of a praying mantis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Portrait of a praying mantis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Portrait of a praying mantis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's for lunch? A praying mantis chows down. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
What's for lunch? A praying mantis chows down. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's for lunch? A praying mantis chows down. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2011 at 8:14 PM

Jaw-Dropping Wasp

Large jaws of the male

"Just how long is that newly discovered species of wasp?" the reporter asked. "Are you sure the male is not 2-1/2 centimeters instead of 2-1/2...

Large jaws of the male
Large jaws of the male "warrior wasp" probably play a role in defense and reproduction, says Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Andrew Richards)

Large jaws of the male "warrior wasp" probably play a role in defense and reproduction, says Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Andrew Richards)

Close-up of the male
Close-up of the male "warrior wasp," a new species discovered by Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of the male "warrior wasp," a new species discovered by Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 2, 2011 at 6:29 PM

What's a Fair Without Bugs?

This colorful butterfly is the work of 3-year-old Nicholas Razo of Dixon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's a picnic without bugs? What's a county fair without bugs?If you meander through McCormack Hall at the Solano County Fair, Vallejo, you'll see...

This colorful butterfly is the work of 3-year-old Nicholas Razo of Dixon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This colorful butterfly is the work of 3-year-old Nicholas Razo of Dixon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This colorful butterfly is the work of 3-year-old Nicholas Razo of Dixon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Colorful display by the Bohart Museum of Entomology at McCormack Hall, Solano County Fair. (Photo by Elisa Seppa)
Colorful display by the Bohart Museum of Entomology at McCormack Hall, Solano County Fair. (Photo by Elisa Seppa)

Colorful display by the Bohart Museum of Entomology at McCormack Hall, Solano County Fair. (Photo by Elisa Seppa)

Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 7:34 PM

And Then There Were None

Tabatha Yang, outreach and education coordinator at the Bohart Museum, wearing a Xerces Blue Butterfly shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum of Entomology has five. Nature has none. Zip. Zero. Zilch. The Xerces Blue Butterfly, which once thrived on the San Francisco...

Tabatha Yang, outreach and education coordinator at the Bohart Museum, wearing a Xerces Blue Butterfly shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tabatha Yang, outreach and education coordinator at the Bohart Museum, wearing a Xerces Blue Butterfly shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tabatha Yang, outreach and education coordinator at the Bohart Museum, wearing a Xerces Blue Butterfly shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, June 10, 2011 at 8:16 PM

Cute as a June Bug

June bug, aka fig beetle (Cotinus mutabilis) at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Andrew Richards)

You never hear anyone say "He's as cute as an earwig." Or, he's as cute as a "lygus bug." No. It's "Cute as a June bug," which could be any number...

June bug, aka fig beetle (Cotinus mutabilis) at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Andrew Richards)
June bug, aka fig beetle (Cotinus mutabilis) at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Andrew Richards)

June bug, aka fig beetle (Cotinus mutabilis) at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Andrew Richards)

Bohart Museum volunteer Sarah Huber shows a student a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum volunteer Sarah Huber shows a student a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum volunteer Sarah Huber shows a student a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 8:06 PM

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