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The Science of Nematodes, Butterflies, Millipedes and Arachnids

Nematologist Steve Nadler, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, presenting a video on nematology. (Screen shot)

Do you know what a nematode is? That's a question that nematologists are frequently asked. Well, just in time for the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum...

Nematologist Steve Nadler, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, presenting a video on nematology. (Screen shot)
Nematologist Steve Nadler, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, presenting a video on nematology. (Screen shot)

Nematologist Steve Nadler, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, presenting a video on nematology. (Screen shot)

UC Davis entomology professor Diane Ullman offers a virtual tour of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Lepidoptera collection in this video. (Screen shot)
UC Davis entomology professor Diane Ullman offers a virtual tour of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Lepidoptera collection in this video. (Screen shot)

UC Davis entomology professor Diane Ullman offers a virtual tour of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Lepidoptera collection in this video. (Screen shot)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gives an overview of how the museum collects, preserves and identifies some of its nearly 8 million insects. (Screen shot)
Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gives an overview of how the museum collects, preserves and identifies some of its nearly 8 million insects. (Screen shot)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gives an overview of how the museum collects, preserves and identifies some of its nearly 8 million insects. (Screen shot)

Xavier Zahnle, a doctoral student in the Jason Bond lab, talks about common millipedes in the Sacramento-San Francisco region in this video. (Screen shot)
Xavier Zahnle, a doctoral student in the Jason Bond lab, talks about common millipedes in the Sacramento-San Francisco region in this video. (Screen shot)

Xavier Zahnle, a doctoral student in the Jason Bond lab, talks about common millipedes in the Sacramento-San Francisco region in this video. (Screen shot)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection, Bohart Museum of Entomology, explains how to pin and spread butterfly and moths for display. (Screen shot)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection, Bohart Museum of Entomology, explains how to pin and spread butterfly and moths for display. (Screen shot)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection, Bohart Museum of Entomology, explains how to pin and spread butterfly and moths for display. (Screen shot)

UC Davis doctoral student Lacie Newton of the Jason Bond lab talks about arachnids in her video. (Screen shot)
UC Davis doctoral student Lacie Newton of the Jason Bond lab talks about arachnids in her video. (Screen shot)

UC Davis doctoral student Lacie Newton of the Jason Bond lab talks about arachnids in her video. (Screen shot)

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 6:02 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Insect-Themed Items! Bohart Museum Opens Virtual Gift Shop for Online Sales

Bohart Museum associate Fran Keller, a professor at Folsom Lake College who holds a doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, helps customers at the Bohart gift shop in this pre-COVID-19 image. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If the year 2020 "bugged" you, you're not alone. It certainly did the insect museum, the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of...

Bohart Museum associate Fran Keller, a professor at Folsom Lake College who holds a doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, helps customers at the Bohart gift shop in this pre-COVID-19 image. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum associate Fran Keller, a professor at Folsom Lake College who holds a doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, helps customers at the Bohart gift shop in this pre-COVID-19 image. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum associate Fran Keller, a professor at Folsom Lake College who holds a doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, helps customers at the Bohart gift shop in this pre-COVID-19 image. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon checks out a t-shirt in the Bohart Museum gift shop; image taken prior to the COVID-19 precautions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon checks out a t-shirt in the Bohart Museum gift shop; image taken prior to the COVID-19 precautions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon checks out a t-shirt in the Bohart Museum gift shop; image taken prior to the COVID-19 precautions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Children's books, including
Children's books, including "The Story of the Dogface Butterfly (Fran Keller, Greg Kareofelas and Laine Bauer)" are shelved in the Bohart Museum of Entomology gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Children's books, including "The Story of the Dogface Butterfly (Fran Keller, Greg Kareofelas and Laine Bauer)" are shelved in the Bohart Museum of Entomology gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dragonflies may or may not bring good luck, but dragonfly t-shirts are a popular item in the Bohart Museum of Entomology gift shop.
Dragonflies may or may not bring good luck, but dragonfly t-shirts are a popular item in the Bohart Museum of Entomology gift shop.

Dragonflies may or may not bring good luck, but dragonfly t-shirts are a popular item in the Bohart Museum of Entomology gift shop.

UC Davis entomology doctoral student and artist Charlotte Herbert Alberts wearing a hoodie she designed that's available for sale in the Bohart Museum gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology doctoral student and artist Charlotte Herbert Alberts wearing a hoodie she designed that's available for sale in the Bohart Museum gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology doctoral student and artist Charlotte Herbert Alberts wearing a hoodie she designed that's available for sale in the Bohart Museum gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the back of the hoodie that UC Davis doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts designed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the back of the hoodie that UC Davis doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts designed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the back of the hoodie that UC Davis doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts designed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Emma Cluff with a tardigrade (water bear) stuffed animal for sale in the Bohart Museum gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Emma Cluff with a tardigrade (water bear) stuffed animal for sale in the Bohart Museum gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Emma Cluff with a tardigrade (water bear) stuffed animal for sale in the Bohart Museum gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 4:38 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Family, Innovation

Bohart Museum Open House on Oct 19: Fright or Delight?

Bohart Museum senior museum scientist Steve Heydon with his Pteromalids or jewel wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It won't be a Fright Night or a Delight Night. After all, it's in the afternoon. But the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on "Parasitoid...

Bohart Museum senior museum scientist Steve Heydon with his Pteromalids or jewel wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum senior museum scientist Steve Heydon with his Pteromalids or jewel wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum senior museum scientist Steve Heydon with his Pteromalids or jewel wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The spotted cucumber beetle is a pest of pumpkins and other members of the cucurbits family. Here it's attacked by an assassin bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The spotted cucumber beetle is a pest of pumpkins and other members of the cucurbits family. Here it's attacked by an assassin bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The spotted cucumber beetle is a pest of pumpkins and other members of the cucurbits family. Here it's attacked by an assassin bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 4:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Parasitoid Palooza at Bohart Museum Open House

Just in time for Halloween! The orange and black Harlequin beetles will be displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Oct. 19. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mark your calendars for a "parade of parasitoids!" The Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, is sponsoring its annual...

Just in time for Halloween! The orange and black Harlequin beetles will be displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Oct. 19. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Just in time for Halloween! The orange and black Harlequin beetles will be displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Oct. 19. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Just in time for Halloween! The orange and black Harlequin beetles will be displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Oct. 19. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Bohart Museum: The Joy of Eating...Drum Roll...Insects

Make a meal out of mealworms? Danielle Wishon baked these mealworm cookies. Yes, they were good. (Photo by Danielle Wishon)

If you want to know what it's like to eat a bug—doesn't everybody?--ask an entomologist, a bug ambassador, or an entomophagist, one who eats...

Make a meal out of mealworms? Danielle Wishon baked these mealworm cookies. Yes, they were good. (Photo by Danielle Wishon)
Make a meal out of mealworms? Danielle Wishon baked these mealworm cookies. Yes, they were good. (Photo by Danielle Wishon)

Make a meal out of mealworms? Danielle Wishon baked these mealworm cookies. Yes, they were good. (Photo by Danielle Wishon)

Crickets will be on the menu at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house. Visitors are invited to sample them. Crickets are the new shrimp, says Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Crickets will be on the menu at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house. Visitors are invited to sample them. Crickets are the new shrimp, says Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crickets will be on the menu at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house. Visitors are invited to sample them. Crickets are the new shrimp, says Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 2:59 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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