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Bohart Museum Open House on 'Many Legged Wonders': How Many Legs Does an Isopod Have?

Quick, how many legs does an isopod have?  If you said "14," go to the head of the class. Is it an insect? No, it's a crustacean. When...

An isopod, a crustacean, has 14 legs. This is an Armadillidium gestroi, also known as high yellow spotted isopod, originating from the shores of France near limestone, sandstone, and granite. (Photo by Elijah Shih)
An isopod, a crustacean, has 14 legs. This is an Armadillidium gestroi, also known as high yellow spotted isopod, originating from the shores of France near limestone, sandstone, and granite. (Photo by Elijah Shih)

An isopod, a crustacean, has 14 legs. This is an Armadillidium gestroi, also known as high yellow spotted isopod, originating from the shores of France near limestone, sandstone, and granite. (Photo by Elijah Shih)

Tarantulas will be among the topics at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tarantulas will be among the topics at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tarantulas will be among the topics at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

How many legs do millipedes have? Find out at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on March 18.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
How many legs do millipedes have? Find out at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on March 18. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

How many legs do millipedes have? Find out at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on March 18. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2023 at 5:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

'A' Is for Arthropods, 'B' Is for Biodiversity Museum Day

If you attended the 11th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day last Sunday, March 6 in the UC Davis Conference Room or took a side trip to...

Insect enthusiast James Heydon (front) and scientist Ben Maples (back), a UC Davis entomology graduate who works at the California Department of Food and Agriculture, show insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology on Sunday, March 6 during the 11th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Insect enthusiast James Heydon (front) and scientist Ben Maples (back), a UC Davis entomology graduate who works at the California Department of Food and Agriculture, show insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology on Sunday, March 6 during the 11th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Insect enthusiast James Heydon (front) and scientist Ben Maples (back), a UC Davis entomology graduate who works at the California Department of Food and Agriculture, show insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology on Sunday, March 6 during the 11th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands cradled stick insects in the Bohart Museum of Entomology/Jason Bond lab booth at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hands cradled stick insects in the Bohart Museum of Entomology/Jason Bond lab booth at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands cradled stick insects in the Bohart Museum of Entomology/Jason Bond lab booth at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ever held a millipede? It was the first time for many visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. The millipede exhibits were from the Jason Bond lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ever held a millipede? It was the first time for many visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. The millipede exhibits were from the Jason Bond lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ever held a millipede? It was the first time for many visitors at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. The millipede exhibits were from the Jason Bond lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 7:24 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation

Coming June 12: A Virtual Insect Palooza with the Insect Discovery Lab

The wonderful world of insects! And right in your living room! If you'd like to take a world tour and learn about such fascinating insects...

An Australian walking stick (stick insect) gets some attention at a SaveNature.Org program.  (Photo by Norm Gershenz)
An Australian walking stick (stick insect) gets some attention at a SaveNature.Org program. (Photo by Norm Gershenz)

An Australian walking stick (stick insect) gets some attention at a SaveNature.Org program. (Photo by Norm Gershenz)

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 3:36 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Innovation

Like Bugs?

Like bugs? Thinking about becoming an entomologist or just want some hands-on experience? Mark your calendar. The Bohart Museum of Entomology on...

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, and millipede enthusiast Evan White, both of UC Davis, show Texas Gold-Banded mllipedes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, and millipede enthusiast Evan White, both of UC Davis, show Texas Gold-Banded mllipedes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, and millipede enthusiast Evan White, both of UC Davis,

Close-up shot of Texas Gold-Banded millipedes. Millipedes are arthropods. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up shot of Texas Gold-Banded millipedes. Millipedes are arthropods. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up shot of Texas Gold-Banded millipedes. Millipedes are arthropods. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum is home to nearly eight million insect specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum is home to nearly eight million insect specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum is home to nearly eight million insect specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 9:03 PM
Tags: bees (102), Bohart Museum of Entomology (637), Evan White (1), insects (83), Lynn Kimsey (438), millipedes (5), open house (95)

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