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Why This Monarch Chrysalis Was a Big Hit

Two co-creators of the monarch chrysalis piñata--Charlotte Herbert Alberts and husband George Alberts--pose with the piñata just before the start of the game. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch chrysalis at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, Davis proved to be a big hit. Literally. This particular monarch...

Two co-creators of the monarch chrysalis piñata--Charlotte Herbert Alberts and husband George Alberts--pose with the piñata just before the start of the game. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two co-creators of the monarch chrysalis piñata--Charlotte Herbert Alberts and husband George Alberts--pose with the piñata just before the start of the game. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two co-creators of the monarch chrysalis piñata--Charlotte Herbert Alberts and husband George Alberts--pose with the piñata just before the start of the game. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ready, set, swing! The monarch piñata is fair game. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ready, set, swing! The monarch piñata is fair game. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ready, set, swing! The monarch piñata is fair game. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A direct hit and the crowd cheers! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A direct hit and the crowd cheers! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A direct hit and the crowd cheers! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

And down it goes! Tabatha Yang, Bohart education and outreach coordinator, supervises the piñata breaking game. At far right is UC Davis graduate Emma Cluff, who created the piñata with Charlotte Herbert Alberts and George Alberts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
And down it goes! Tabatha Yang, Bohart education and outreach coordinator, supervises the piñata breaking game. At far right is UC Davis graduate Emma Cluff, who created the piñata with Charlotte Herbert Alberts and George Alberts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

And down it goes! Tabatha Yang, Bohart education and outreach coordinator, supervises the piñata breaking game. At far right is UC Davis graduate Emma Cluff, who created the piñata with Charlotte Herbert Alberts and George Alberts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier  takes a swing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier takes a swing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier takes a swing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student Lohit Garikipati gives it his all. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology student Lohit Garikipati gives it his all. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student Lohit Garikipati gives it his all. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, dressed in a ghillie suit, is blindfolded by Tabatha Yang, Bohart education and outreach coordinator and game coordinator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, dressed in a ghillie suit, is blindfolded by Tabatha Yang, Bohart education and outreach coordinator and game coordinator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, dressed in a ghillie suit, is blindfolded by Tabatha Yang, Bohart education and outreach coordinator and game coordinator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The exact moment: we have a winner! Emma Cluff removes her mask as the crowd applauds her victory. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The exact moment: we have a winner! Emma Cluff removes her mask as the crowd applauds her victory. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The exact moment: we have a winner! Emma Cluff removes her mask as the crowd applauds her victory. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The scramble for the candy! The monarch chrysalis with the parasitoid protrusion is no more! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The scramble for the candy! The monarch chrysalis with the parasitoid protrusion is no more! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The scramble for the candy! The monarch chrysalis with the parasitoid protrusion is no more! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 4:13 PM
Focus Area Tags: Family Innovation

Bohart Museum Halloween Party: A Night of Frights and Delights!

UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts and her husband, George, pose with their Brittany Spaniel, Westley. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What a night of frights and delights! The Bohart Museum Society hosted the Bohart Museum of Entomology's 24th annual pre-Halloween party on...

UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts and her husband, George, pose with their Brittany Spaniel, Westley. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts and her husband, George, pose with their Brittany Spaniel, Westley. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts and her husband, George, pose with their Brittany Spaniel, Westley. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis undergraduate entomology student Karissa Merritt (right) who created the invitations, shares a laugh with doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts, who crafted her costume, inspired by  the invitation. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis undergraduate entomology student Karissa Merritt (right) who created the invitations, shares a laugh with doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts, who crafted her costume, inspired by the invitation. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis undergraduate entomology student Karissa Merritt (right) who created the invitations, shares a laugh with doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts, who crafted her costume, inspired by the invitation. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomology graduate Danielle Wishon said it took her four hours to do this make-up. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomology graduate Danielle Wishon said it took her four hours to do this make-up. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomology graduate Danielle Wishon said it took her four hours to do this make-up. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jason Bond (right) the Evert and Marion Schlinger Endowed Chair in Insect Systematics in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, chats with Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jason Bond (right) the Evert and Marion Schlinger Endowed Chair in Insect Systematics in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, chats with Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jason Bond (right) the Evert and Marion Schlinger Endowed Chair in Insect Systematics in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, chats with Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sharing some fun are (from left) Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology; UC Davis doctoral student Zachary Griebenow, and his major professor, ant specialist Phil Ward. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Sharing some fun are (from left) Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology; UC Davis doctoral student Zachary Griebenow, and his major professor, ant specialist Phil Ward. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sharing some fun are (from left) Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology; UC Davis doctoral student Zachary Griebenow, and his major professor, ant specialist Phil Ward. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon dressed in an orange jumpsuit, lettered in back
Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon dressed in an orange jumpsuit, lettered in back "Department of Corrections." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon dressed in an orange jumpsuit, lettered in back "Department of Corrections." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis evolutionary ecologist Scott Carroll, at 6'11
UC Davis evolutionary ecologist Scott Carroll, at 6'11", towered over everyone. Next to him (in back) is his wife, entomologist Jenella Loye. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis evolutionary ecologist Scott Carroll, at 6'11", towered over everyone. Next to him (in back) is his wife, entomologist Jenella Loye. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's a cake without bugs? This is a close-up of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's 72nd anniversary cake. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
What's a cake without bugs? This is a close-up of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's 72nd anniversary cake. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's a cake without bugs? This is a close-up of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's 72nd anniversary cake. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum director Lynn Kimsey wields the knife to cut the anniversary cake. In back are guests Anita Heydon and Maria Nansen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum director Lynn Kimsey wields the knife to cut the anniversary cake. In back are guests Anita Heydon and Maria Nansen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum director Lynn Kimsey wields the knife to cut the anniversary cake. In back are guests Anita Heydon and Maria Nansen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey (center), Bohart Museum director, and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, serve cake to Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology who holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey (center), Bohart Museum director, and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, serve cake to Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology who holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey (center), Bohart Museum director, and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, serve cake to Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology who holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 3:56 PM
Focus Area Tags: Family Food Innovation

Bugs at the Bohart? Yes, and Bernie and a Hot Dog, Too!

A carved pumpkin at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Halloween party spilled its guts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologists don't always dress as predators or prey at their Halloween parties. Sure, they're known for donning butterfly, bee, and black widow...

A carved pumpkin at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Halloween party spilled its guts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A carved pumpkin at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Halloween party spilled its guts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A carved pumpkin at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Halloween party spilled its guts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum research entomologist Tom Zavortink portrayed Bernie Sanders, and UC Davis alumnus Danielle Wishon, a shark. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum research entomologist Tom Zavortink portrayed Bernie Sanders, and UC Davis alumnus Danielle Wishon, a shark. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum research entomologist Tom Zavortink portrayed Bernie Sanders, and UC Davis alumnus Danielle Wishon, a shark. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart senior museum scientist Steve Heydon portrayed a scarecrow--that knife is fake--and his wife, Anita, a black widow spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart senior museum scientist Steve Heydon portrayed a scarecrow--that knife is fake--and his wife, Anita, a black widow spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart senior museum scientist Steve Heydon portrayed a scarecrow--that knife is fake--and his wife, Anita, a black widow spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and professor of entomology at UC Davis, delighted in student Parras McGrath's costume--a tarantula hawk. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and professor of entomology at UC Davis, delighted in student Parras McGrath's costume--a tarantula hawk. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and professor of entomology at UC Davis, delighted in student Parras McGrath's costume--a tarantula hawk. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the advisor to the UC Davis Entomology Club, came dressed in his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the advisor to the UC Davis Entomology Club, came dressed in his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the advisor to the UC Davis Entomology Club, came dressed in his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Student Keely Davies, a member of the UC Davis Entomology Club, was all law 'n order. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Student Keely Davies, a member of the UC Davis Entomology Club, was all law 'n order. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Student Keely Davies, a member of the UC Davis Entomology Club, was all law 'n order. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Student Jamie Fong came dressed as a hot dog. At left is Tabatha Yang, Bohart Museum outreach and public education coordinator, dressed as a
Student Jamie Fong came dressed as a hot dog. At left is Tabatha Yang, Bohart Museum outreach and public education coordinator, dressed as a "staff infection." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Student Jamie Fong came dressed as a hot dog. At left is Tabatha Yang, Bohart Museum outreach and public education coordinator, dressed as a "staff infection." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ahoy, there, mate! UC Davis student Diego Rivera came dressed as a pirate (see the parrot on his shoulder?) but he was mistaken for a patriot from the American Revolutionary War. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ahoy, there, mate! UC Davis student Diego Rivera came dressed as a pirate (see the parrot on his shoulder?) but he was mistaken for a patriot from the American Revolutionary War. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ahoy, there, mate! UC Davis student Diego Rivera came dressed as a pirate (see the parrot on his shoulder?) but he was mistaken for a patriot from the American Revolutionary War. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

And the band played on! From left are James Heydon on guitar, vocalist Maia Lundy (UC Davis entomology graduate) and her sister, Jade Lundy, on violin. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
And the band played on! From left are James Heydon on guitar, vocalist Maia Lundy (UC Davis entomology graduate) and her sister, Jade Lundy, on violin. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

And the band played on! From left are James Heydon on guitar, vocalist Maia Lundy (UC Davis entomology graduate) and her sister, Jade Lundy, on violin. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Framed by a harp, Andre Poon softly played the violin. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Framed by a harp, Andre Poon softly played the violin. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Framed by a harp, Andre Poon softly played the violin. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Entomologists Know How to Party

Bug catchers Wade Spencer (far left) and Brennen Dyer, both entomoogy students, try to net a venomous caterpillar--doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologists know how to party. They know how to put the "boo" in biology and the "just buggin' ya" in bugs. The 21st annual Halloween party at the...

Bug catchers Wade Spencer (far left) and Brennen Dyer, both entomoogy students, try to net a venomous caterpillar--doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bug catchers Wade Spencer (far left) and Brennen Dyer, both entomoogy students, try to net a venomous caterpillar--doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bug catchers Wade Spencer (far left) and Brennen Dyer, both entomoogy students, try to net a venomous caterpillar--doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

That's the spirit! From left are Julie Tillman and husband Steve Seybold and their daughter Natalie. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
That's the spirit! From left are Julie Tillman and husband Steve Seybold and their daughter Natalie. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

That's the spirit! From left are Julie Tillman and husband Steve Seybold and their daughter Natalie. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dragonflies! Mother Jeanette Wryskinski (far right) and her son Aren Scardaci with Eve Butler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dragonflies! Mother Jeanette Wryskinski (far right) and her son Aren Scardaci with Eve Butler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dragonflies! Mother Jeanette Wryskinski (far right) and her son Aren Scardaci with Eve Butler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert and her fiance, George Alberts, made this tardigrade pinata. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert and her fiance, George Alberts, made this tardigrade pinata. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert and her fiance, George Alberts, made this tardigrade pinata. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey (center), director of the Bohart, cuts the anniversary cake, as Tabatha Yang, public education and outreach coordinator disguised as a wet blanket, assists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey (center), director of the Bohart, cuts the anniversary cake, as Tabatha Yang, public education and outreach coordinator disguised as a wet blanket, assists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey (center), director of the Bohart, cuts the anniversary cake, as Tabatha Yang, public education and outreach coordinator disguised as a wet blanket, assists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey in his ghillie suit with his newfound friend, Quack. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey in his ghillie suit with his newfound friend, Quack. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey in his ghillie suit with his newfound friend, Quack. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 3:17 PM
 
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