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The Monarchs at the Bohart Museum of Entomology

When visitors flock to the 11 museums or collections during the 12th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 18 and stop at...

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, holds a drawer of monarchs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, holds a drawer of monarchs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, holds a drawer of monarchs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Michael Silva (back at right), a biotechnology professor at Solano Community College and a member of the Vacaville City Council, recently visited the Bohart with his sons Jovanni, 12, and Benjamin, 6. With them are Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and Lepidoptera collection curator Jeff Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Michael Silva (back at right), a biotechnology professor at Solano Community College and a member of the Vacaville City Council, recently visited the Bohart with his sons Jovanni, 12, and Benjamin, 6. With them are Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and Lepidoptera collection curator Jeff Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Michael Silva (back at right), a biotechnology professor at Solano Community College and a member of the Vacaville City Council, recently visited the Bohart with his sons Jovanni, 12, and Benjamin, 6. With them are Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and Lepidoptera collection curator Jeff Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 3:36 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

'A Water Leak' That Turned Into a Surprise Birthday Party

It's Saturday night, and UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, is home, thinking about "what's for...

Associate dean Jason Bond leads professor Lynn Kimsey into the Bohart Museum after informing her of
Associate dean Jason Bond leads professor Lynn Kimsey into the Bohart Museum after informing her of "the water leakage." At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle from the Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Associate dean Jason Bond leads professor Lynn Kimsey into the Bohart Museum after informing her of "the water leakage." At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle from the Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Surprise! Happy birthday! Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, reacts to the surprise birthday party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Surprise! Happy birthday! Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, reacts to the surprise birthday party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Surprise! Happy birthday! Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, reacts to the surprise birthday party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler crowns Lynn Kimsey with a birthday hat. At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler crowns Lynn Kimsey with a birthday hat. At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler crowns Lynn Kimsey with a birthday hat. At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor and Bohart Museum scientist Fran Keller and professor Lynn Kimsey share cake and laughter. Keller received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, studying with Kimsey.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Folsom Lake College professor and Bohart Museum scientist Fran Keller and professor Lynn Kimsey share cake and laughter. Keller received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, studying with Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor and Bohart Museum scientist Fran Keller and professor Lynn Kimsey share cake and laughter. Keller received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, studying with Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor Fran Keller and UC Davis  professor Lynn Kimsey cut the cake. At right is Bohart collection manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Folsom Lake College professor Fran Keller and UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey cut the cake. At right is Bohart collection manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor Fran Keller and UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey cut the cake. At right is Bohart collection manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a wrap!
It's a wrap! "Birthday gal" Lynn Kimsey unfurls the wrapping of a gift. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a wrap! "Birthday gal" Lynn Kimsey unfurls the wrapping of a gift. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A 10-inch radio-controlled tarantula, guided by Lynn Kimsey, patrols the floor of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A 10-inch radio-controlled tarantula, guided by Lynn Kimsey, patrols the floor of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A 10-inch radio-controlled tarantula, guided by Lynn Kimsey, patrols the floor of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 3:18 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation

Diabolical Ironclad Beetle: Crush It With a Car and It Still Survives

If you attended the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house last Sunday on beetles, you may have seen what Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler...

A diabolical ironclad beetle, Phloeodes diabolicus, held by Bohart Museum research associate Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A diabolical ironclad beetle, Phloeodes diabolicus, held by Bohart Museum research associate Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A diabolical ironclad beetle, Phloeodes diabolicus, held by Bohart Museum research associate Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Open house visitors examine the diabolical ironclad beetle, Phloeodes diabolicus. In back is Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler, who collected the beetles in the Sierra Foothills. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Open house visitors examine the diabolical ironclad beetle, Phloeodes diabolicus. In back is Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler, who collected the beetles in the Sierra Foothills. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Open house visitors examine the diabolical ironclad beetle, Phloeodes diabolicus. In back is Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler, who collected the beetles in the Sierra Foothills. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 4:32 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Beetlemania at the Bohart: Something Clicked

Something clicked at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on "Beetlemania" last Sunday afternoon at the University of California,...

An enthusiastic little girl (future entomologist?) buries her head in a beetle display at the Bohart Museum open house, much to the delight of UC Berkeley associate professor and carabid beetle specialist Kipling
An enthusiastic little girl (future entomologist?) buries her head in a beetle display at the Bohart Museum open house, much to the delight of UC Berkeley associate professor and carabid beetle specialist Kipling "Kip" Will. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An enthusiastic little girl (future entomologist?) buries her head in a beetle display at the Bohart Museum open house, much to the delight of UC Berkeley associate professor and carabid beetle specialist Kipling "Kip" Will. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis law student and San Francisco 49'er fan Ben Padilla of Gilroy, wearing a Christian McCaffrey jersey, listens to carabid beetle specialist Kip Will of UC Berkeley. Padilla left a little early to watch the San Francisco-Dallas game. McCaffrey scored the only touchdown for the 49'ers. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis law student and San Francisco 49'er fan Ben Padilla of Gilroy, wearing a Christian McCaffrey jersey, listens to carabid beetle specialist Kip Will of UC Berkeley. Padilla left a little early to watch the San Francisco-Dallas game. McCaffrey scored the only touchdown for the 49'ers. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis law student and San Francisco 49'er fan Ben Padilla of Gilroy, wearing a Christian McCaffrey jersey, listens to carabid beetle specialist Kip Will of UC Berkeley. Padilla left a little early to watch the San Francisco-Dallas game. McCaffrey scored the only touchdown for the 49'ers. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum collections manager Brennen Dyer (far right) shows black widow spiders to Ben Padilla and Nicole Tague, both of Gilroy.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum collections manager Brennen Dyer (far right) shows black widow spiders to Ben Padilla and Nicole Tague, both of Gilroy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum collections manager Brennen Dyer (far right) shows black widow spiders to Ben Padilla and Nicole Tague, both of Gilroy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A collection of carabid beetles  displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A collection of carabid beetles displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A collection of carabid beetles displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A click beetle display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A click beetle display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A click beetle display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 5:47 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources

Beetle Mania to Descend on the Bohart

The beetles are coming! The beetles are coming! From boring beetles to burying beetles...and beetles from Belize and more... And you're...

Cal Fire senior environmental specialist Curtis Ewing shows a coast live oak with cankers and flatheaded borer damage.
Cal Fire senior environmental specialist Curtis Ewing shows a coast live oak with cankers and flatheaded borer damage.

Cal Fire senior environmental specialist Curtis Ewing shows a coast live oak with cankers and flatheaded borer damage.

Children's activities by Project Learning Tree will be among the featured activities at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Jan. 22.
Children's activities by Project Learning Tree will be among the featured activities at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Jan. 22.

Children's activities by Project Learning Tree will be among the featured activities at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Jan. 22.

Posted on Friday, January 20, 2023 at 4:24 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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