Posts Tagged: Greg Karofelas
Ag Pests, Spiders, and California Dogface Butterflies Stealing the Spotlights
Want to learn more about those insect pests that ravage our crops? Curious about spiders and their ecological roles? Ever heard of the California...
A lady beetle, aka ladybug, devouring oleander aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A crab spider devours a lygus bug, an agricultural pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Spotlight on Lynn Kimsey, Director of Bohart Museum of Entomology
The Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis is currently closed to the public due to COVID pandemic precautions, but a jubilant...
Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, prepares to cut her birthday cake. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)
"Budding entomologist" Lynn Kimsey at age 5. This photo hangs in the Bohart Museum of Entomology.
A Damsel, But Not in Distress
It's a damsel, but not in distress. It's a Familiar Bluett, but it's not all that familiar--unless you study Odonata. Lately we've been seeing...
A female damselfly, identified as a familiar bluet, Enallagma civile, rests on a Tithonia leaf in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologists call this a "two-fer" photo: two insects in the same photo. While one damselfly claims a leaf, another circles above. These are the familiar bluett, (Enallagma civile), according to Greg Kareofelas, an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
What a Night for Moths and Spectators!
What a night! What a night--both inside and outside the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis on Saturday, July...
Retired entomologist and UC Davis alumnus Norm Smith (second from left) talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Moth Night." The white witch (see display on the far left) is the largest moth in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's butterfly and moth section, talks about the specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Greg Karofelas answers questions about moths. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist and Bohart associate Noah Crockette talks about the critters in the live "petting zoo." He will enter Cornell University this fall, majoring in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum's petting zoo, which includes Madagascar hissing cockroaches, walking sticks, and tarantulas, is a favorite among Bohart visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Noah Crockette encourages visitors of all ages to check out the live petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors to the Bohart Museum's Moth Night enjoyed the family craft activity--decorating wax candles with replicas of moths and butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)