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Quick, What's the California State Insect?

California dogface butterfly poster at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis.

Quick, what's the California state insect? Umm, does California have a state insect? The Monarch? The Western Tiger Swallowtail? The Red Admiral?...

California dogface butterfly poster at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis.
California dogface butterfly poster at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis.

California dogface butterfly poster at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis.

Egg of California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)
Egg of California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

Egg of California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

Adult California dogface butterly eclosing from chrysalis. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)
Adult California dogface butterly eclosing from chrysalis. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

Adult California dogface butterly eclosing from chrysalis. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

Newly emerged female California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)
Newly emerged female California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

Newly emerged female California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 4:29 PM

When Bugs Beckon, the Bohart Museum Gift Shop Can Oblige

Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, with two of the books he co-authored in 2014. He is an associate at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Keep Calm and Insect On." That's the theme of the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday,  Dec. 5 in Room...

Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, with two of the books he co-authored in 2014. He is an associate at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, with two of the books he co-authored in 2014. He is an associate at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, with two of the books he co-authored in 2014. He is an associate at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 7:29 PM

Ridin' the Rails With a Butterfly

California dogface butterfly is illustrated on the California State Fair monorail. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Quick! What butterfly is depicted on the California State Fair monorail train? Hint: It's the state insect. "What, we have a state insect?" you...

California dogface butterfly is illustrated on the California State Fair monorail. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
California dogface butterfly is illustrated on the California State Fair monorail. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

California dogface butterfly is illustrated on the California State Fair monorail. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Our State Insect: Now in a Children's Book

Illustrator Laine Bauer (left) and author Fran Keller.

Not many people know that the state insect of California is the California dogface butterfly  (Zerene eurydice) or the role that...

Illustrator Laine Bauer (left) and author Fran Keller.
Illustrator Laine Bauer (left) and author Fran Keller.

Illustrator Laine Bauer (left) and author Fran Keller.

Cover of
Cover of "The Story of the Dogface Butterfly"

Cover of "The Story of the Dogface Butterfly"

Draw-a-Bug Competition at Bohart Museum

UC Davis undergraduate student Ivana Li with a walking stick. She's an entomologist, an artist, and president of the UC Davis Entomology Club. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you or someone in a household near you can draw a bug, then you need to head over to the Bohart Museum of Entomology on the UC Davis campus on...

UC Davis undergraduate student Ivana Li with a walking stick. She's an entomologist, an artist, and president of the UC Davis Entomology Club. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis undergraduate student Ivana Li with a walking stick. She's an entomologist, an artist, and president of the UC Davis Entomology Club. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis undergraduate student Ivana Li with a walking stick. She's an entomologist, an artist, and president of the UC Davis Entomology Club. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fran Keller, doctoral candidate in entomology, helps out in the Bohart Museum's gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Fran Keller, doctoral candidate in entomology, helps out in the Bohart Museum's gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fran Keller, doctoral candidate in entomology, helps out in the Bohart Museum's gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:13 PM
 
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