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How Many Spiders Have You Saved Today?

It's National Save-a-Spider Day. I did not save a spider today. I did not save one yesterday, either. Or the day before. That's because I did not...

A redfemured spotted orbweaver, Neoscona domiciliorum, visiting a pollinator garden in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A redfemured spotted orbweaver, Neoscona domiciliorum, visiting a pollinator garden in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A redfemured spotted orbweaver, Neoscona domiciliorum, visiting a pollinator garden in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jumping spider eyes the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A jumping spider eyes the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jumping spider eyes the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 4:50 PM
Tags: arachnology (1), Jason Bond (49), Save-a-Spider Day (1), UC Davis (345)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Exciting News from Jason Bond Lab About Trapdoor Spiders

If you like learning about trapdoor spiders, be sure to read the newly published research from the arachnology laboratory of Professor Jason Bond,...

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Posted on Monday, March 4, 2024 at 5:09 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Bohart Museum to Focus on Katydids at Open House

Katydids are incredibly fascinating. Just ask UC Davis entomology student Sol Wantz, who will present a talk on katydids (her favorite insect),...

A katydid munching on a yellow rose in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A katydid munching on a yellow rose in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A katydid munching on a yellow rose in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A crab spider nailing a katydid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A crab spider nailing a katydid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A crab spider nailing a katydid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024 at 5:07 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

At the Bohart: Life Is Better With Bugs

They came. They saw. They held out their hands. Hands? Yes, to hold Madagascar hissing cockroaches and stick insects (walking sticks). The...

Bohart associate and entomologist, Nazzy Pakpour, PhD, author of
Bohart associate and entomologist, Nazzy Pakpour, PhD, author of "Please Don't Bite Me: Insects that Buzz, Bite and Sting," greets guests at the Bohart Museum. In back are Bohart director Jason Bond (right) conversing with Brennen Dyer, collections manager. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate and entomologist, Nazzy Pakpour, PhD, author of "Please Don't Bite Me: Insects that Buzz, Bite and Sting," greets guests at the Bohart Museum. In back are Bohart director Jason Bond (right) conversing with Brennen Dyer, collections manager. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steve Heydon (foreground), retired Bohart Museum collections manager, with a Madagascar hissing cockroach. In back is intern Andrew Logan. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Steve Heydon (foreground), retired Bohart Museum collections manager, with a Madagascar hissing cockroach. In back is intern Andrew Logan. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steve Heydon (foreground), retired Bohart Museum collections manager, with a Madagascar hissing cockroach. In back is intern Andrew Logan. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis student and Bohart associate Sol Wantz, president of the UC Davis Entomology Club, shares a stick insect. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis student and Bohart associate Sol Wantz, president of the UC Davis Entomology Club, shares a stick insect. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis student and Bohart associate Sol Wantz, president of the UC Davis Entomology Club, shares a stick insect. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)


"Want to hold a stick insect?" asks Bohart associate James Heydon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Want to hold a stick insect?" asks Bohart associate James Heydon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's lepidoptera collection, shows butterflies from the genus Archaeoprepona. They are tropical, ranging from south Mexico to southern South America.
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's lepidoptera collection, shows butterflies from the genus Archaeoprepona. They are tropical, ranging from south Mexico to southern South America. "They are very strong fliers but usually come to rotting fruit or dead animal baits," he says. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's lepidoptera collection, shows butterflies from the genus Archaeoprepona. They are tropical, ranging from south Mexico to southern South America. "They are very strong fliers but usually come to rotting fruit or dead animal baits," he says. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas answers questions about butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas answers questions about butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas answers questions about butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024 at 4:36 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources

Bohart Museum of Entomology: 'Be Curious'

It's Saturday, Feb. 10 and it's the 13th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. It's a Super Science Day...

UC Davis professor Jason Bond, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterly specimens to Woodland residents Olive Smith, 8, and her mother Sarah Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis professor Jason Bond, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterly specimens to Woodland residents Olive Smith, 8, and her mother Sarah Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis professor Jason Bond, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterly specimens to Woodland residents Olive Smith, 8, and her mother Sarah Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab answers questions about spiders at the Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab answers questions about spiders at the Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab answers questions about spiders at the Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) of the Department of Entomology and Nematology and  postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, answer questions from visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. Korneyev holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) of the Department of Entomology and Nematology and postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, answer questions from visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. Korneyev holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) of the Department of Entomology and Nematology and postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, answer questions from visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. Korneyev holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor and ant specialist Phil Ward and lab members answer question about ants. With him are doctoral candidate Ziv Lieberman and research assistant Brittany Kohler, who seeks to enroll as a doctoral student at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor and ant specialist Phil Ward and lab members answer question about ants. With him are doctoral candidate Ziv Lieberman and research assistant Brittany Kohler, who seeks to enroll as a doctoral student at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor and ant specialist Phil Ward and lab members answer question about ants. With him are doctoral candidate Ziv Lieberman and research assistant Brittany Kohler, who seeks to enroll as a doctoral student at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Margo Rubin, 5, squints to get a better look through the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Margo Rubin, 5, squints to get a better look through the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Margo Rubin, 5, squints to get a better look through the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024 at 5:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation

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