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Ready for Moth Night at UC Davis?

These are Atlas moths (Attacus atlas), found in the rain forests of Asia. This moth has a wingspan that can measure 10 to 11 inches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Are you ready to celebrate Moth Night at the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis? Mark your calendar for 8 p.m....

These are Atlas moths (Attacus atlas), found in the rain forests of Asia. This moth has a wingspan that can measure 10 to 11 inches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These are Atlas moths (Attacus atlas), found in the rain forests of Asia. This moth has a wingspan that can measure 10 to 11 inches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These are Atlas moths (Attacus atlas), found in the rain forests of Asia. This moth has a wingspan that can measure 10 to 11 inches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a pterophorid plume moth, family Pterophoridae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a pterophorid plume moth, family Pterophoridae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a pterophorid plume moth, family Pterophoridae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a white-lined sphinx moth (Hyles lineata). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a white-lined sphinx moth (Hyles lineata). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a white-lined sphinx moth (Hyles lineata). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The wax moth enters beehives at night and lays its eggs. These are wax moth larvae (with a few hive beetles). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The wax moth enters beehives at night and lays its eggs. These are wax moth larvae (with a few hive beetles). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The wax moth enters beehives at night and lays its eggs. These are wax moth larvae (with a few hive beetles). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Moths, Microscopes and Insect Scientists: They All Go Together at Bohart Museum Open House

Moth Night at the Bohart Museum is fun and educational. Here two youngsters learn the differences between moths and butterflies at last year's event. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Moths, a magnificent microscope (scanning electron microscope) and friendly scientists--what could be better than that? How about free hot chocolate,...

Moth Night at the Bohart Museum is fun and educational. Here two youngsters learn the differences between moths and butterflies at last year's event. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Moth Night at the Bohart Museum is fun and educational. Here two youngsters learn the differences between moths and butterflies at last year's event. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Moth Night at the Bohart Museum is fun and educational. Here two youngsters learn the differences between moths and butterflies at last year's event. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology graduate student Jessica Gillung answers questions at the 2016 Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology graduate student Jessica Gillung answers questions at the 2016 Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology graduate student Jessica Gillung answers questions at the 2016 Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This way to the petting zoo! UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Wade Spencer talks about the Madagascar hissing cockroaches, walking sticks and tarantulas at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This way to the petting zoo! UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Wade Spencer talks about the Madagascar hissing cockroaches, walking sticks and tarantulas at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This way to the petting zoo! UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Wade Spencer talks about the Madagascar hissing cockroaches, walking sticks and tarantulas at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 5:43 PM
 
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