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Diversity of Bugs at Bohart Museum of Entomology

Butterflies from Belize are part of the global collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. They are (far right) Blue Morpho, Morpho helenor montezuma; (top left), a leaf mimic, Fountainea eurypyle confusa; and blue hairstreak, Pseudolycaena damao, according to entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera section. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If diversity is the spark of life, then the Bohart Museum of Entomology is fueling that spark into a full flame. The Bohart Museum, home of nearly...

Butterflies from Belize are part of the global collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. They are (far right) Blue Morpho, Morpho helenor montezuma; (top left), a leaf mimic, Fountainea eurypyle confusa; and blue hairstreak, Pseudolycaena damao, according to entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera section. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Butterflies from Belize are part of the global collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. They are (far right) Blue Morpho, Morpho helenor montezuma; (top left), a leaf mimic, Fountainea eurypyle confusa; and blue hairstreak, Pseudolycaena damao, according to entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera section. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterflies from Belize are part of the global collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. They are (far right) Blue Morpho, Morpho helenor montezuma; (top left), a leaf mimic, Fountainea eurypyle confusa; and blue hairstreak, Pseudolycaena damao, according to entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera section. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is part of the beetle collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is part of the beetle collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is part of the beetle collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An Australian stick insect (walking stick) at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An Australian stick insect (walking stick) at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An Australian stick insect (walking stick) at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 3:31 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day: Time to Explore Diversity of Life

Owl butterfly at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You'll see an owl butterfly at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. You'll see a great-horned owl at the Raptor Center. "Owl that" at more at the ninth...

Missy Gable, director of the UC Master Gardener Program, shows her children Emma and Bran how to use a bee vacuum device at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Missy, then Missy Borel, served as the founding manager of the haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Missy Gable, director of the UC Master Gardener Program, shows her children Emma and Bran how to use a bee vacuum device at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Missy, then Missy Borel, served as the founding manager of the haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Missy Gable, director of the UC Master Gardener Program, shows her children Emma and Bran how to use a bee vacuum device at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Missy, then Missy Borel, served as the founding manager of the haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematologist and doctoral student Corwin Parker examines a nematode specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematologist and doctoral student Corwin Parker examines a nematode specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematologist and doctoral student Corwin Parker examines a nematode specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A chocolate tree? You bet! Ernesto Sandoval, collections manager at the Botanical Conservatory, checks out a cacao tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A chocolate tree? You bet! Ernesto Sandoval, collections manager at the Botanical Conservatory, checks out a cacao tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A chocolate tree? You bet! Ernesto Sandoval, collections manager at the Botanical Conservatory, checks out a cacao tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 4:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Food, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

'Tis the Season of Giving, and UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day Needs Donor Pledges by Jan. 6

This is the ceramic-mosaic sculpture,

'Tis the season of giving, and the ninth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, set for Saturday, Feb. 15, needs donors. Make that "urgently...

This is the ceramic-mosaic sculpture,
This is the ceramic-mosaic sculpture, "Miss Bee Haven," which anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. It is the work of Davis-based artist Donna Billick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the ceramic-mosaic sculpture, "Miss Bee Haven," which anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. It is the work of Davis-based artist Donna Billick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum of Entomology houses some 8 million specimens, but also has a gift shop and a live
The Bohart Museum of Entomology houses some 8 million specimens, but also has a gift shop and a live "petting zoo." The zoo includes Madagascar hissing cockroaches, stick insects and tarantulas (pictured). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum of Entomology houses some 8 million specimens, but also has a gift shop and a live "petting zoo." The zoo includes Madagascar hissing cockroaches, stick insects and tarantulas (pictured). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day will feature 13 museums or collections. Here volunteer Billy Thien of the Raptor Center shows a golden eagle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day will feature 13 museums or collections. Here volunteer Billy Thien of the Raptor Center shows a golden eagle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day will feature 13 museums or collections. Here volunteer Billy Thien of the Raptor Center shows a golden eagle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 5:48 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Bugs Rule But Other Critters Do, Too, on UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bugs rule, but other critters do, too, on UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day! You won't want to miss the eighth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum...

A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lion specimen at the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, located in Room 1394 of the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lion specimen at the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, located in Room 1394 of the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lion specimen at the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, located in Room 1394 of the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A great-horned owl at the California Raptor Center, located at 1340 Equine Lane, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A great-horned owl at the California Raptor Center, located at 1340 Equine Lane, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A great-horned owl at the California Raptor Center, located at 1340 Equine Lane, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 5:02 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management
 
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