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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

At Bohart Museum of Entomology: It Took Gall to Make a Ghost

It took gall to make a ghost. Really.  When the Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis recently hosted an open house on "Weird and Wonderful...

The Bohart Museum's family arts-and-crafts table, featuring how to make gall ghosts, was busy  throughout the open house, themed
The Bohart Museum's family arts-and-crafts table, featuring how to make gall ghosts, was busy throughout the open house, themed "Weird and Wonderful Wasps." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum's family arts-and-crafts table, featuring how to make gall ghosts, was busy throughout the open house, themed "Weird and Wonderful Wasps." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A sign prompted folks to try their hand at making gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A sign prompted folks to try their hand at making gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A sign prompted folks to try their hand at making gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These oak galls became the heads of the gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These oak galls became the heads of the gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These oak galls became the heads of the gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer Elizabeth Gromfin explains how to make gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer Elizabeth Gromfin explains how to make gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer Elizabeth Gromfin explains how to make gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A helping hand is all that's needed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A helping hand is all that's needed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A helping hand is all that's needed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A very creative youngster, 10-year-old Isaac Nottie, shows his family of gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A very creative youngster, 10-year-old Isaac Nottie, shows his family of gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A very creative youngster, 10-year-old Isaac Nottie, shows his family of gall ghosts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer Elizabeth Gromfin, who staffed the gall ghost table, holds a few of the ghosts she made. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer Elizabeth Gromfin, who staffed the gall ghost table, holds a few of the ghosts she made. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer Elizabeth Gromfin, who staffed the gall ghost table, holds a few of the ghosts she made. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer Elizabeth Gromfin, who staffed the gall ghost table, holds a few of the ghosts she made. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)    Bohart associate Barbara Heinsch of Davis helped with the arts-and-crafts table. Here she shows some of the gall ghosts she created. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer Elizabeth Gromfin, who staffed the gall ghost table, holds a few of the ghosts she made. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey) Bohart associate Barbara Heinsch of Davis helped with the arts-and-crafts table. Here she shows some of the gall ghosts she created. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer Elizabeth Gromfin, who staffed the gall ghost table, holds a few of the ghosts she made. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Barbara Heinsch of Davis helped with the arts-and-crafts table. Here she shows some of the gall ghosts she created. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 4:31 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Innovation, Natural Resources

What You Can Learn About Figs at the Bohart Museum's Open House on Wasps

If you've eaten a fig, you've probably also eaten a fig wasp. These little insects pollinate figs, but some figs are self-pollinated. "There's no...

This image, taken in Turkey, shows fig wasps. (Photo by Dr. Ismail Seker)
This image, taken in Turkey, shows fig wasps. (Photo by Dr. Ismail Seker)

This image, taken in Turkey, shows fig wasps. (Photo by Dr. Ismail Seker)

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 4:27 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Wasps, Wasps, Wasps: Weird and Wonderful Wasps

Do you have a question about wasps or want to learn more about them? Be sure to attend the free and family friendly Bohart Museum of Entomology open...

This is the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia,  dubbed by the news media as “the murder hornet.
This is the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia, dubbed by the news media as “the murder hornet." The Entomological Society of America recently established as its official common name, “northern giant hornet.” (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)

This is the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia, dubbed by the news media as “the murder hornet." The Entomological Society of America recently established as its official common name, “northern giant hornet.” (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 4:58 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Make Way for the Weird and Wonderful Wasps

Meet the "meat bees."  Yellowjackets, commonly known as "meat bees," in comparison to the "vegetarian" honey bees, will be among the wasps...

A honey bee, Apis mellifera, and a Western yellowjacket,Vespula pensylvanica, sharing a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee, Apis mellifera, and a Western yellowjacket,Vespula pensylvanica, sharing a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee, Apis mellifera, and a Western yellowjacket,Vespula pensylvanica, sharing a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 3:54 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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