Posts Tagged: Lynn Kmsey
The Many-Legged Wonders at the Bohart Museum of Entomology
Last year the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosted an open house themed "Eight-Legged Wonders." It featured primarily spiders. Next week the...
Meet Coco McFluffin, a resident tarantula in the Bohart Museum's live petting zoo. It's a Chaco golden knee tarantula (Grammostola pulchripes), native to Paraguay and Argentina. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A close-up of a millipede from the Jason Bond lab, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's a mixture of hands and one millipede as a transfer occurs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Boys' Night Out: Let's Have a Slumber Party!
Let's have a slumber party! Don't bring a pillow, a night-cap or an attitude—it's Boys' Night Out and we're sleeping outside on the...
Boys' Night Out--Five male longhorned bees, Melissodes agilis, sleeping on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Good morning! A longhorned male bee, Melissodes agilis, begins to move. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
During the day, the male Melissodes agilis species are quite territorial. Here one male M. agilis targets a monarch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bugging the Bug Bowl Team
They answered all the questions correctly except one. And that one, they agreed, they should have known. Oops! Here's what happened: The "Bug Bowl"...
The national champs: Jessica Gillung, Brendon Boudinot, captain Ralph Washington Jr., and Ziad Khouri. (Photo by Matthew Chism)
A Teaching Moment
How do you get your point across if you're trying to explain what a "parasitoid" is? Well, if you're the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the...
Wide-eyed Ethan Fry, 5, and his sister Adi Fry, 7, of Davis, listen to graduate student Charlotte Herbert at the "parasitoid" balloon station at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ethan Fry, 5, of Davis, inflates a balloon at the "parasitoid" balloon station. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Charlotte and the Walking Stick: A New Hair Barrette
The thing about walking sticks is that they walk. They don't skip, run, or gallop. They walk. And they look just like the twigs from their habitat....
Graduate student Charlotte Herbert, who is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, has a visitor in her hair--a stick insect barrette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
George Alberts of Los Angeles points to a "barrette" in the hair of his friend, UC Davis entomology graduate student and Bohart volunteer Charlotte Herbert. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)