Posts Tagged: Lynn Kimsey
If you've ever seen a spider-hunting wasp capture, sting, and paralyze a spider, you know what these wasps can do. Renowned wasp...
Female golden hunting wasp dragging a paralyzed spider to its nest. (Photo by Tony Wills, courtesy of Wikipedia)
Bohart Museum director Lynn Kimsey (inside truck) and husband UC Davis forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey unload the U-Haul truck. At right is Bohart research associate Brennen Dyer. Also helping are Kimsey friends, Mike Whitney (retired Placer County sheriff) and his wife, Becky. (Photo by Steve Heydon)
The Marius Wasbauer aculeate (stinging) wasp specimens total more than 50,000. (Photo by Steve Heydon)
The beetles are coming! No, this is not a historical reference to that famed rock band from Liverpool. These are real beetles. The insects. Lynn...
UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows how flour and cereal should be stored. (Screen shot from her presentation on YouTube.)
Do you know that today is "World Robber Fly Day?" "World Robber Day?" you ask. No, "World Robber Fly Day." Among those celebrating this special...
UC Davis doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert Alberts reads to her son, Griffin, born in April of 2020.
This family photo, taken in June 2020, shows George and Charlotte Alberts and their son, Griffin.
They're out there, and you don't have to crane your neck to see them. Some folks mistakenly call them "mosquito hawks" or "mosquito eaters," but...
A common crane fly, Tipula oleracea, on a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (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)
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)
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)