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Swallowtail butterflies at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section, says these are the Ulysses swallowtail – Papilio ulysses – that were collected in New Guinea, mostly by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon.

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Swallowtail butterflies at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section, says these are the Ulysses swallowtail – Papilio ulysses – that were collected in New Guinea, mostly by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon.
Swallowtail butterflies at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section, says these are the Ulysses swallowtail – Papilio ulysses – that were collected in New Guinea, mostly by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon. "They are also found in Queensland, Australia, and some islands of Indonesia. It is one of those iconic butterflies that is often pictured in ads and other media because of its spectacular color." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Swallowtail butterflies at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section, says these are the Ulysses swallowtail – Papilio ulysses – that were collected in New Guinea, mostly by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon. "They are also found in Queensland, Australia, and some islands of Indonesia. It is one of those iconic butterflies that is often pictured in ads and other media because of its spectacular color." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The European wool carder bee is the subject of one of the Bohart Museum online fact sheets, written by director Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The European wool carder bee is the subject of one of the Bohart Museum online fact sheets, written by director Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The European wool carder bee is the subject of one of the Bohart Museum online fact sheets, written by director Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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Following the Trail of Ants

andrealuckysmall

When the ants come marching in, Andrea Lucky will be right there. Ant specialist Andrea Lucky, who will receive her doctorate in entomology on June...

Andrea Lucky in New Guinea
Andrea Lucky in New Guinea

ANDREA LUCKY (center) in New Guinea in September 2009 with her field team, on a Conservation International Rapid Assessment Project (RAP). She'll discuss her work at her May 12 presentation in 122 Briggs Hall, UC Davis. The lecture is from 12:10 to 1 p.m. and will be webcast.

Collecting
Collecting

ANDREA LUCKY collecting an ant-plant which is a tuber that is hollow inside, and often harbors ant colonies in the living tissues. This photo was taken in New Guinea.

Posted on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 6:02 PM

These Walking Sticks Are Insects

Brian Turner

Brian Turner, outreach coordinator at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis campus, is used to walking around with a walking stick. Not just any...

Brian Turner
Brian Turner

Brian Turner, outreach coordinator at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows a male Giant New Guinea Walking Stick. Six species of insects from the Bohart are housed at the Dixon May Fair, May 7-10. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up
Close-up

CLOSE-UP of a male Giant New Guinea Walking Stick. Note the spikes on its femurs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 5:21 AM

New Headgear

Eric's New Headgear

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology, said it...

Eric's New Headgear
Eric's New Headgear

NEW HEADGEAR--Eric San Gregorio, an undergraduate student majoring in entomology at UC Davis, has new headgear: a Giant New Guinea Walking Stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

I'd Rather Not Look At It, Thank You
I'd Rather Not Look At It, Thank You

I'D RATHER NOT LOOK AT IT, THANK YOU--Bohart Museum visitor Janice Calvento wasn't all that fond of the Giant New Guinea Walking Stick climbing the face of UC Davis entomology student Eric San Gregorio. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

 
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