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The Art at the Bohart: The Work of Francisco and Brittany

Art is part of the Bohart. Talented artists continually create stunning work at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, directed by Lynn Kimsey, UC...

Bohart Museum laboratory assistant and artist Brittany Kohler worked on the
Bohart Museum laboratory assistant and artist Brittany Kohler worked on the "Birdwing Butterfly" display in late October. In back are Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart, who spread all the wings; and collections manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum laboratory assistant and artist Brittany Kohler worked on the "Birdwing Butterfly" display in late October. In back are Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart, who spread all the wings; and collections manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)


"Birdwing Butterfly": the finished art work. Francisco Bassó Medel did the earlier sketch and the piece was put together by Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Birdwing Butterfly": the finished art work. Francisco Bassó Medel did the earlier sketch and the piece was put together by Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a birdwing butterfly, held by Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a birdwing butterfly, held by Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a birdwing butterfly, held by Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate and butterfly collector Bill Patterson and his wife, Doris Brown, Sacramento residents, admire the
Bohart associate and butterfly collector Bill Patterson and his wife, Doris Brown, Sacramento residents, admire the "Spiral Galaxy of Butterflies." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate and butterfly collector Bill Patterson and his wife, Doris Brown, Sacramento residents, admire the "Spiral Galaxy of Butterflies." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 3:16 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Bohart Museum Open House: Dragonflies Rule!

Dragonflies rule! That was the theme of the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 6, and dragonflies do just...

Noted dragonfly expert Rosser Garrison shows a slide of Cora semiopaca at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noted dragonfly expert Rosser Garrison shows a slide of Cora semiopaca at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted dragonfly expert Rosser Garrison shows a slide of Cora semiopaca at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dragonfly experts at the Bohart Museum open house included Sandra Hunt-von Arb, with the Pacific Northwest Biological Resources Consultants, Inc.; Andy Rehn, stream ecologist with California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Rosser Garrison, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Greg Kareofelas, Bohart associate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dragonfly experts at the Bohart Museum open house included Sandra Hunt-von Arb, with the Pacific Northwest Biological Resources Consultants, Inc.; Andy Rehn, stream ecologist with California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Rosser Garrison, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Greg Kareofelas, Bohart associate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dragonfly experts at the Bohart Museum open house included Sandra Hunt-von Arb, with the Pacific Northwest Biological Resources Consultants, Inc.; Andy Rehn, stream ecologist with California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Rosser Garrison, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Greg Kareofelas, Bohart associate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Christofer Brothers (left), a UC Davis doctoral student studying dragonflies, and Christopher Beatty, a visiting visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, offered their expertise at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Christofer Brothers (left), a UC Davis doctoral student studying dragonflies, and Christopher Beatty, a visiting visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, offered their expertise at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Christofer Brothers (left), a UC Davis doctoral student studying dragonflies, and Christopher Beatty, a visiting visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, offered their expertise at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Christopher Beatty, a visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, is a co-editor and co-author of this newly published book,
Christopher Beatty, a visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, is a co-editor and co-author of this newly published book, "Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research," second edition. Fresh from the printers, it was among the dragonfly books displayed at the open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Christopher Beatty, a visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, co-edited this newly published book, "Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research," second edition. Fresh from the printers, it was among the dragonfly books displayed at the open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This Bohart Museum display includes the world's largest dragonfly, Petalura ingentissima, discovered in 1908 in North Queensland, Australia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This Bohart Museum display includes the world's largest dragonfly, Petalura ingentissima, discovered in 1908 in North Queensland, Australia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This Bohart Museum display includes the world's largest dragonfly, Petalura ingentissima, discovered in 1908 in North Queensland, Australia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Rosser Garrison answers questions following his seminar on dragonflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Rosser Garrison answers questions following his seminar on dragonflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Rosser Garrison answers questions following his seminar on dragonflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum showcased dragonfly images by Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas. Here Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart, admires a river jewelwing, Calopteryx aequabilis, that Kareofelas photographed at the Klamath River. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum showcased dragonfly images by Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas. Here Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart, admires a river jewelwing, Calopteryx aequabilis, that Kareofelas photographed at the Klamath River. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum showcased dragonfly images by Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas. Here Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart, admires a river jewelwing, Calopteryx aequabilis, that Kareofelas photographed at the Klamath River. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 4:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Monarch Photography Display Graces Bohart Museum Hallway

Just before you enter the Bohart Museum of Entomology (located in Room 1124 of the Academic Surge Building at 455 Crocker Lane, UC Davis...

Larry Snyder's monarch photography display in the hallway opposite the entrance to the Bohart Museum of Entomology, Academic Surge Building.
Larry Snyder's monarch photography display in the hallway opposite the entrance to the Bohart Museum of Entomology, Academic Surge Building.

Larry Snyder's monarch photography display in the hallway opposite the entrance to the Bohart Museum of Entomology, Academic Surge Building.

Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 4:12 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Bill Patterson and Doris Brown: Friends of CA&ES and Friends of Bohart Museum

The UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) annually singles out individuals "for their achievements, support,...

Entomologist and butterfly collector Bill Patterson looks through a drawer during the international Lepidopterists' Society meeting in 2017 at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist and butterfly collector Bill Patterson looks through a drawer during the international Lepidopterists' Society meeting in 2017 at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist and butterfly collector Bill Patterson looks through a drawer during the international Lepidopterists' Society meeting in 2017 at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum, looks through specimens with Bill Patterson. (Photo by Ashley Han)
Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum, looks through specimens with Bill Patterson. (Photo by Ashley Han)

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum, looks through specimens with Bill Patterson. (Photo by Ashley Han)

Entomologist and butterfly collector Bill Patterson chats with entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, during the international Lepidopterists' Society meeting in 2017 at UC Davis. Both are recipients of the CA&ES Friend of the College Award: Patterson in 2022, and Smith in 2015. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist and butterfly collector Bill Patterson chats with entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, during the international Lepidopterists' Society meeting in 2017 at UC Davis. Both are recipients of the CA&ES Friend of the College Award: Patterson in 2022, and Smith in 2015. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist and butterfly collector Bill Patterson chats with entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, during the international Lepidopterists' Society meeting in 2017 at UC Davis. Both are recipients of the CA&ES Friend of the College Award: Patterson in 2022, and Smith in 2015. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Bill Patterson (center) of Sacramento and the international Lepidopterists' Society president Brian Scholtens (right), entomology professor at the College of Charleston, South Carolina, discuss butterflies with scientist-author Robert Michael Pyle, founder of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. UC Davis hosted the 2017 meeting of the Lepidopterists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Bill Patterson (center) of Sacramento and the international Lepidopterists' Society president Brian Scholtens (right), entomology professor at the College of Charleston, South Carolina, discuss butterflies with scientist-author Robert Michael Pyle, founder of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. UC Davis hosted the 2017 meeting of the Lepidopterists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Bill Patterson (center) of Sacramento and the international Lepidopterists' Society president Brian Scholtens (right), entomology professor at the College of Charleston, South Carolina, discuss butterflies with scientist-author Robert Michael Pyle, founder of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. UC Davis hosted the 2017 meeting of the Lepidopterists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 1:46 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Got Legs? Check Out Bohart Museum's Trapdoor Spider T-Shirt

Everyone's an arachnologist on Halloween! Ironically, some folks proclaim their hatred or disgust for all things spiders throughout the year, but...

Female Cryptocteniza kawtak discovered by UC Davis professor Jason Bond on a sandy beach at Moss Landing State Park, Monterey County. This is a new genus of trapdoor spider. (Photo by Jason Bond)
Female Cryptocteniza kawtak discovered by UC Davis professor Jason Bond on a sandy beach at Moss Landing State Park, Monterey County. This is a new genus of trapdoor spider. (Photo by Jason Bond)

Female Cryptocteniza kawtak discovered by UC Davis professor Jason Bond on a sandy beach at Moss Landing State Park, Monterey County. This is a new genus of trapdoor spider. (Photo by Jason Bond)

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2022 at 2:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources

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