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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

Learning About Wasps and Other Insects

They came to learn about wasps--"The Weird and Wonderful Wasps"--at the recent open house hosted by the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis...

Postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, discusses insects with guests. On the screen is a Jerusalem cricket, also known as a potato bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, discusses insects with guests. On the screen is a Jerusalem cricket, also known as a potato bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, discusses insects with guests. On the screen is a Jerusalem cricket, also known as a potato bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An image of an elaterid click beetle flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. In the foreground is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An image of an elaterid click beetle flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. In the foreground is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An image of an elaterid click beetle flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. In the foreground is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An image of a underwing moth  flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. In the foreground is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An image of a underwing moth flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. In the foreground is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An image of a underwing moth flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. In the foreground is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An image of a chrysidid cuckoo wasp,  Chrysis lindae, flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An image of a chrysidid cuckoo wasp, Chrysis lindae, flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An image of a chrysidid cuckoo wasp, Chrysis lindae, flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An image of a cockroach flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An image of a cockroach flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An image of a cockroach flashes on the screen as postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas shows insect specimens in the lepidoptera collection to Defan Peterson of Davis and her daughter, Dylan 6, and son, Ender, 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas shows insect specimens in the lepidoptera collection to Defan Peterson of Davis and her daughter, Dylan 6, and son, Ender, 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas shows insect specimens in the lepidoptera collection to Defan Peterson of Davis and her daughter, Dylan 6, and son, Ender, 4. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, lifts a drawer of specimens for visitors to see. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, lifts a drawer of specimens for visitors to see. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, lifts a drawer of specimens for visitors to see. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum senior museum scientist Steve Heydon answers a question from an open house visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum senior museum scientist Steve Heydon answers a question from an open house visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum senior museum scientist Steve Heydon answers a question from an open house visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Brennen Dyer, a UC Davis alumnus and a Bohart Museum laboratory assistant, shows a visitor some of the displays at the open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Brennen Dyer, a UC Davis alumnus and a Bohart Museum laboratory assistant, shows a visitor some of the displays at the open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Brennen Dyer, a UC Davis alumnus and a Bohart Museum laboratory assistant, shows a visitor some of the displays at the open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 2:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Meet Brennen Dyer of the Bohart Museum: An Award-Winning Entomologist

UC Davis entomology alumnus Brennen Thomas Dyer, a Bohart Museum of Entomology laboratory assistant, is fond of wearing insect-themed...

UC Davis entomologist Brennen Dyer, a lab assistant at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, with UC Davis Chancellor Gary May. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomologist Brennen Dyer, a lab assistant at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, with UC Davis Chancellor Gary May. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomologist Brennen Dyer, a lab assistant at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, with UC Davis Chancellor Gary May. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 4:50 PM
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources

Visitors Marvel at Tadpole Shrimp at Bohart Museum Open House

They marveled at the tadpole shrimp. They crafted tadpole shrimp-themed hats and puppets using paper plates and googly eyes. And they asked...

Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger (far right) of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology leans over to talk to a visitor. In back are postdoctoral fellow Buddi Achhami (right) of the Grettenberger lab and UC Davis undergraduate student Omri Livneh. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger (far right) of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology leans over to talk to a visitor. In back are postdoctoral fellow Buddi Achhami (right) of the Grettenberger lab and UC Davis undergraduate student Omri Livneh. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger (far right) of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology leans over to talk to a visitor. In back are postdoctoral fellow Buddi Achhami (right) of the Grettenberger lab and UC Davis undergraduate student Omri Livneh. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors examine a Grettenberger lab display at the Bohart Museum open house. In the foreground is postdoctoral fellow Buddhi Achhami of the Grettenberger lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors examine a Grettenberger lab display at the Bohart Museum open house. In the foreground is postdoctoral fellow Buddhi Achhami of the Grettenberger lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors examine a Grettenberger lab display at the Bohart Museum open house. In the foreground is postdoctoral fellow Buddhi Achhami of the Grettenberger lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The arts and crafts table at the Bohart Museum featured making tadpole shrimp-themed hats and puppets. At the far left is Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The arts and crafts table at the Bohart Museum featured making tadpole shrimp-themed hats and puppets. At the far left is Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The arts and crafts table at the Bohart Museum featured making tadpole shrimp-themed hats and puppets. At the far left is Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, shows a display to Riley Laurel, 6, of Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, shows a display to Riley Laurel, 6, of Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, shows a display to Riley Laurel, 6, of Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The tadpole shrimp is neither a tadpole nor a shrimp. It's a crustacean that's a pest of rice. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The tadpole shrimp is neither a tadpole nor a shrimp. It's a crustacean that's a pest of rice. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The tadpole shrimp is neither a tadpole nor a shrimp. It's a crustacean that's a pest of rice. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two stick insects rest on the hand of Bohart lab assistant Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two stick insects rest on the hand of Bohart lab assistant Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two stick insects rest on the hand of Bohart lab assistant Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 4:31 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

They Lost It All in the Raging Inferno in Paradise

Paradise isn't. It was, though. And it will be again when it's rebuilt. #ParadiseStrong. The raging inferno known as "Camp Fire" that started...

Entomologist Brennen Dyer, shown here at work at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, lost it all in the Paradise inferno known as Camp Fire. His supervisor, Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and UC Davis professor of entomology, encouraged him to set up a gofundme account.
Entomologist Brennen Dyer, shown here at work at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, lost it all in the Paradise inferno known as Camp Fire. His supervisor, Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and UC Davis professor of entomology, encouraged him to set up a gofundme account.

Entomologist Brennen Dyer, shown here at work at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, lost it all in the Paradise inferno known as Camp Fire. His supervisor, Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and UC Davis professor of entomology, encouraged him to set up a gofundme account.

Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 6:38 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources

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