Two newly moulted insects in the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, look just like leaves. But these...
FIND THE INSECT. Yes, there's an insect in this photo. Under the top blackberry leaf is a "walking leaf" (lighter green). Walking leaves are a big attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
STEVE HEYDON, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, checks out a walking leaf, Phyllium giganteum, a native of Malaysia. The camouflaged insect looks like an autumn leaf turning colors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Insects are the most successful animals that have ever existed on Earth and have been around for just over 400 million years," writes...
A HONEY BEE decorates a quilt at the 134th annual Dixon May Fair. Here Interior Living Showcase superintendent Debee Lamont gets ready to hang the quilt. It's the work of Shirley Geertson of Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
CLOSE-UP of a honey bee and a plant watering can on a quilt at the Dixon May Fair. This quilt is the work of Shirley Geertson of Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
DRAGONFLY QUILT, on display at the 134th annual Dixon May Fair, May 7-10, is the work of Lillian Walker of Antioch. This show a small section. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dragonfly and Cat
A DRAGONFLY meets a cat in this quilt made by Helen McNaughton of Dixon. It's on display at the May 7-10 Dixon May Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A baby hooded praying mantis is among the new residents of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, 1124 Academc Surge, on the UC Davis campus.
Hooded Praying Mantis
THIS HOODED PRAYING MANTIS, a baby, is a new resident of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
They’re big, bold and beleaguered.
And now, they’re big, bold and...
Western Hercules Beetles
WESTERN HERCULES BEETLES--This is the original drawing by UC Davis undergraduate student Courtney Lambert that graces a Bohart Museum of Entomology T-shirt. The T-shirt is part of the Bohart Museum's educational and outreach program. Proceeds are used to provide continuing undergraduate support and training at the Bohart.
If you meander over to the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis campus, you'll see a very tiny predator that looks for all the world like a...
Gambian spotted-eye flower mantis
TINY PREDATOR--This juvenile Gambian spotted-eyed flower mantis, less than an inch long, is one of the live specimens at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Flower mantis on finger
FLOWER MANTIS ON FINGER--This Gambian spotted-eye flower mantis finds a walking path on Brian Turner's finger at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Turner serves as the public outreach coordinator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)