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Jeff Smith Zooms in on 'Mimicry in Butterflies and Moths'

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology laments the declining population of monarchs and advocates that people plant milkweed and nectar sources in their gardens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterflies and moths totally fascinate entomologist Jeff Smith, the 32-year volunteer curator of the Bohart Museum of...

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology laments the declining population of monarchs and advocates that people plant milkweed and nectar sources in their gardens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology laments the declining population of monarchs and advocates that people plant milkweed and nectar sources in their gardens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology laments the declining population of monarchs and advocates that people plant milkweed and nectar sources in their gardens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Larva of the Anise swallowtail,  Papillo zelicaon, resembles a bird dropping. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Larva of the Anise swallowtail, Papillo zelicaon, resembles a bird dropping. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Larva of the Anise swallowtail, Papillo zelicaon, resembles a bird dropping. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The passionflower, host plant of the Gulf Fritillary, offers toxicity to the caterpillars. This image shows two Gulf Fritillary caterpillars munching on the plant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The passionflower, host plant of the Gulf Fritillary, offers toxicity to the caterpillars. This image shows two Gulf Fritillary caterpillars munching on the plant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The passionflower, host plant of the Gulf Fritillary, offers toxicity to the caterpillars. This image shows two Gulf Fritillary caterpillars munching on the plant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, talks to visitors in this pre-COVID pandemic image. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, talks to visitors in this pre-COVID pandemic image. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, talks to visitors in this pre-COVID pandemic image. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 4:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

How to Discover Silver Linings at the UC Davis Picnic Day Celebration

A pair of Gulf Fritillaries, Agraulis vanillae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Every cloud has a silver lining, right? If so, then when the 107th annual UC Davis Picnic Day, themed "Discovering Silver Linings," takes place...

Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 5:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Innovation

Plans for UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month Moving Right Along

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month website is posting the activities being held this month.

Just like a UC Davis double-decker bus, plans are moving right along for the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month), being celebrated...

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month website is posting the activities being held this month.
The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month website is posting the activities being held this month.

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month website is posting the activities being held this month.

UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day coordinator Tabatha Yang shows butterflies to youths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Yang serves as the education and outreach coordinator of the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day coordinator Tabatha Yang shows butterflies to youths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Yang serves as the education and outreach coordinator of the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day coordinator Tabatha Yang shows butterflies to youths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Yang serves as the education and outreach coordinator of the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 3:36 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

February Is UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Month!

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, answers questions from UC Biodiversity Museum Day visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The 10th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, a science-based day celebrating the diversity of life, will sport a new look and a longer life...

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, answers questions from UC Biodiversity Museum Day visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, answers questions from UC Biodiversity Museum Day visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, answers questions from UC Biodiversity Museum Day visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A youngster feeds a stick insect at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A youngster feeds a stick insect at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A youngster feeds a stick insect at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Miss Beehaven, a sculpture of a worker bee by artist Donna Billick of DAvis, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, part of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Miss Beehaven, a sculpture of a worker bee by artist Donna Billick of DAvis, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, part of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Miss Beehaven, a sculpture of a worker bee by artist Donna Billick of DAvis, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, part of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematologist and doctoral student Corwin Parker of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology looks through a microscope at a UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematologist and doctoral student Corwin Parker of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology looks through a microscope at a UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematologist and doctoral student Corwin Parker of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology looks through a microscope at a UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 4:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Lovin' the Insects and Spiders? Visit the Bohart's Online Gift Shop

Museum scientist Fran Keller in the gift shop of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. A professor at Folsom Lake College, she is an alumnus of UC Davis, with a doctorate in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Spiders are everywhere," Professor Jason Bond told the crowd at his April 2019 town-hall presentation at the Bohart Museum of...

Museum scientist Fran Keller in the gift shop of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. A professor at Folsom Lake College, she is an alumnus of UC Davis, with a doctorate in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Museum scientist Fran Keller in the gift shop of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. A professor at Folsom Lake College, she is an alumnus of UC Davis, with a doctorate in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Museum scientist Fran Keller in the gift shop of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. A professor at Folsom Lake College, she is an alumnus of UC Davis, with a doctorate in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Books for all ages are shelved in Bohart Museum's gift shop, now online. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Books for all ages are shelved in Bohart Museum's gift shop, now online. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Books for all ages are shelved in Bohart Museum's gift shop, now online. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 4:22 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

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