Posts Tagged: Xavier Zahnle
Bohart Museum Open House: Many Legs, Many Eyes, Many Ears, Many Hands
The UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology open house, "Many-Legged Wonders," presented March 18 in its Academic Surge Building, proved...
UC Davis doctoral student Emma Jochim answers questions at her station. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Researcher James Starrett, a project scientist in the Jason Bond lab who holds a doctorate in genetics, genomics and bioinformatics from UC Riverside, fields questions about Princess Herbert, a 20-year-old tarantula that's a tenant in the Bohart Museum live petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Kim Crawford of Cameron Park and her daughter, Emma, 10, hold millipedes. At left (foreground) is doctoral candidate Xavier Zahnle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral candidate Xavier Zahnle greets visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. More than 350 attended. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Insect enthusiast Rose Hager, 9, of Davis, wore her "I Love Bugs" t-shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Myth of the Brown Recluse Spider in California
Have you ever been bitten by a brown recluse spider in California? It's a myth. There are no established populations of Loxoceles reclusa...
Even Spiders Are Irish on St. Patrick's Day...See 'Em at Bohart Open House on March 18
On St. Patrick's Day, everybody and everything is Irish. That includes spiders. You've seen those adorable jumping spiders with green "fangs"...
A jumping spider--note the green "fangs" (chelicerae)--peers at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A jumping spider ready to prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A green lynx spider is easy to spot on this pink rockrose blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Many-Legged Wonders at the Bohart Museum of Entomology
Last year the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosted an open house themed "Eight-Legged Wonders." It featured primarily spiders. Next week the...
Meet Coco McFluffin, a resident tarantula in the Bohart Museum's live petting zoo. It's a Chaco golden knee tarantula (Grammostola pulchripes), native to Paraguay and Argentina. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A close-up of a millipede from the Jason Bond lab, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's a mixture of hands and one millipede as a transfer occurs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Something Bugging You?
Got a question about insects or arthropods that's been bugging you? Head over to the Bug Doctor booth staffed by UC Davis Department of Entomology...
This will be the scene in front of Briggs Hall on Saturday, April 23 when the 108th annual UC Davis Picnic Day takes place. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral candidate Zach Griebenow, as a Bug Doctor, is ready for your questions. He specializes in ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)