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Hands Down or Hands Up, They're Favorites

Hands down, or hands up, those walking sticks in the Bohart Museum of Entomology's live petting zoo are favorites among children and adults...

A walking stick switches to another hand during the recent Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A walking stick switches to another hand during the recent Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A walking stick switches to another hand during the recent Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A walking stick heads down a youngster's sleeve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A walking stick heads down a youngster's sleeve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A walking stick heads down a youngster's sleeve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A walking stick descends a hand. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A walking stick descends a hand. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A walking stick descends a hand. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024 at 6:15 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

Bohart Museum: Ready to Learn More About Grasshoppers, Crickets and Katydids?

You won't want to miss this Bohart Museum of Entomology open house! Themed "Grasshoppers, Crickets and Katydids," the open house will take...

A katydid munching on a yellow rose,
A katydid munching on a yellow rose, "Sparkle and Shine," in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A katydid munching on a yellow rose, "Sparkle and Shine," in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A banded-wing grasshopper, family Acrididae, settling on rocks in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A banded-wing grasshopper, family Acrididae, settling on rocks in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A banded-wing grasshopper, family Acrididae, settling on rocks in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 4:53 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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