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Bohart Museum Open House: Learn About Mosquitoes, Ticks, Bed Bugs, Lice, and Fleas

You won't want to miss the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on "Household Vampires," targeting mosquitoes, ticks, bed bugs, lice and...

UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey at Alcatraz where he has done insect research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey at Alcatraz where he has done insect research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey at Alcatraz where he has done insect research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 5:44 PM
Tags: bed bugs (11), Bob Kimsey (15), Bohart Museum of Entomology (635), fleas (6), household vampires (7), lice (4), Lynn Kimsey (435), mosquitoes (38), open house (95), ticks (8)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Bohart Museum of Entomology: All That Glitters Is Not Gold...

All that glitters is not gold...think insects! When the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts an open house on "Household Vampires" from 1 to...

Hanna Briggs, a UC Davis transfer student, holds a sample card showing how glitter mimics insects. She is an intern in the laboratory of arachnologist Jason Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and associate dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Hanna Briggs, a UC Davis transfer student, holds a sample card showing how glitter mimics insects. She is an intern in the laboratory of arachnologist Jason Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and associate dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Hanna Briggs, a UC Davis transfer student, holds a sample card showing how glitter mimics insects. She is an intern in the laboratory of arachnologist Jason Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and associate dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 2:00 PM
Tags: bed bugs (11), bedbugs (5), Bohart Museum of Entomology (635), fleas (6), household vampires (7), lice (4), mosquitoes (38), open house (95), ticks (8)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

It Started Out as a Quiet, End-of-the-Year Hike Near Lake Berryessa...

It was a good day for a hike. So Joe Nazarius of Winters embarked on a Dec. 30th hike in the Knoxville Road area, west of Lake...

This is the tick buried in the skin of Winters' resident Joe Nazarius. It's black-legged nymph tick, Ixodes pacificus, as identified by Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and a UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology. (Photo by Debra LoGuercio DeAngelo)
This is the tick buried in the skin of Winters' resident Joe Nazarius. It's black-legged nymph tick, Ixodes pacificus, as identified by Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and a UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology. (Photo by Debra LoGuercio DeAngelo)

This is the tick buried in the skin of Winters' resident Joe Nazarius. It's black-legged nymph tick, Ixodes pacificus, as identified by Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and a UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology. (Photo by Debra LoGuercio DeAngelo)

First page of information on ticks, Bohart Museum newsletter, Winter 2018
First page of information on ticks, Bohart Museum newsletter, Winter 2018

First page of information on ticks, Bohart Museum newsletter, Winter 2018

Second of two pages of information on ticks, Bohart Museum newsletter, Winter 2018
Second of two pages of information on ticks, Bohart Museum newsletter, Winter 2018

Second of two pages of information on ticks, Bohart Museum newsletter, Winter 2018

Fact sheet on ticks, written by Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum  of Entomology
Fact sheet on ticks, written by Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology

Fact sheet on ticks, written by Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology

Posted on Monday, January 2, 2023 at 2:02 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Those Amazing Ticks: And How Hungry Ticks Work Harder to Find You

They ticked me off. Ticks can do that to you. I never think about ticks during the holiday season, but a news release from the University of...

Two Dermacentor occidentalis (Pacific Coast ticks)
Two Dermacentor occidentalis (Pacific Coast ticks) "collected" during a Sonoma outing: male on the left and female on right, as identified by Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. They are about the size of a sesame seed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two Dermacentor occidentalis (Pacific Coast ticks) "collected" during a Sonoma outing: male on the left and female on right, as identified by Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. They are about the size of a sesame seed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

It Will Be a Parasite Palooza at the Bohart Museum Open House

How much do you know about ticks? How much do you know about nematodes? What would you like to know? You'll be able to learn more about both, plus...

Nematologists Corwin Parker (at microscope) and Lauren Camp (back of him) participated in the 2016 UC Davis Museum Diversity Day. Camp, who received her doctorate in entomology in December from UC Davis, is organizing a display for the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematologists Corwin Parker (at microscope) and Lauren Camp (back of him) participated in the 2016 UC Davis Museum Diversity Day. Camp, who received her doctorate in entomology in December from UC Davis, is organizing a display for the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematologists Corwin Parker (at microscope) and Lauren Camp (back of him) participated in the 2016 UC Davis Museum Diversity Day. Camp, who received her doctorate in entomology in December from UC Davis, is organizing a display for the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 5:09 PM

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