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An 'Invasion' of Household Vampires at the Bohart Museum of Entomology

They saw mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, lice and bed bugs at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on "Household Vampires." They...

CC Edwards (left), a doctoral student and mosquito research in the lab of UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo, answers questions about mosquitoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
CC Edwards (left), a doctoral student and mosquito research in the lab of UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo, answers questions about mosquitoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

CC Edwards (left), a doctoral student and mosquito research in the lab of UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo, answers questions about mosquitoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Luz Maria Robles, public information officer, Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control, answers a question about West Nile disease. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Luz Maria Robles, public information officer, Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control, answers a question about West Nile disease. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Luz Maria Robles, public information officer, Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control, answers a question about West Nile disease. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Luz Maria Robles, public information officer, Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control, points out live mosquitoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Luz Maria Robles, public information officer, Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control, points out live mosquitoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Luz Maria Robles, public information officer, Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control, points out live mosquitoes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Moriah Garrison, senior entomologist and research coordinator with Carroll-Loye Biological Research (CLBR), showed live ticks and other
Moriah Garrison, senior entomologist and research coordinator with Carroll-Loye Biological Research (CLBR), showed live ticks and other "household vampires." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Moriah Garrison, senior entomologist and research coordinator with Carroll-Loye Biological Research (CLBR), showed live ticks and other "household vampires." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo is pictured next to one of his mosquito images. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo is pictured next to one of his mosquito images. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo is pictured next to one of his mosquito images. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum director Lynn Kimsey (foreground) explains what Davis residents Francisco Flores and son Azeez, 6, are seeing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum director Lynn Kimsey (foreground) explains what Davis residents Francisco Flores and son Azeez, 6, are seeing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum director Lynn Kimsey (foreground) explains what Davis residents Francisco Flores and son Azeez, 6, are seeing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student Christofer Brothers, who studies dragonflies, chats with UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey of the Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis doctoral student Christofer Brothers, who studies dragonflies, chats with UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey of the Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student Christofer Brothers, who studies dragonflies, chats with UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey of the Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 6:46 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Bohart Museum Open House: What You Should Know About Mosquitoes

If you've been following the breaking news about the invasive mosquito, Aedes aegypti, detected recently in Yolo, Solano and Sacramento...

A blood-fed Aedes aegypti mosquito, photographed by medical entomologist/geneticist Geoffrey Attardo.
A blood-fed Aedes aegypti mosquito, photographed by medical entomologist/geneticist Geoffrey Attardo.

A blood-fed Aedes aegypti mosquito, photographed by medical entomologist/geneticist Geoffrey Attardo.

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 at 5:05 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Bohart Museum Open House: Learn About Mosquitoes, Ticks, Bed Bugs, Lice, and Fleas

You won't want to miss the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on "Household Vampires," targeting mosquitoes, ticks, bed bugs, lice and...

UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey at Alcatraz where he has done insect research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey at Alcatraz where he has done insect research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey at Alcatraz where he has done insect research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 5:44 PM
Tags: bed bugs (11), Bob Kimsey (15), Bohart Museum of Entomology (636), fleas (6), household vampires (7), lice (4), Lynn Kimsey (437), mosquitoes (38), open house (95), ticks (8)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Bohart Museum of Entomology: All That Glitters Is Not Gold...

All that glitters is not gold...think insects! When the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts an open house on "Household Vampires" from 1 to...

Hanna Briggs, a UC Davis transfer student, holds a sample card showing how glitter mimics insects. She is an intern in the laboratory of arachnologist Jason Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and associate dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Hanna Briggs, a UC Davis transfer student, holds a sample card showing how glitter mimics insects. She is an intern in the laboratory of arachnologist Jason Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and associate dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Hanna Briggs, a UC Davis transfer student, holds a sample card showing how glitter mimics insects. She is an intern in the laboratory of arachnologist Jason Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and associate dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 2:00 PM
Tags: bed bugs (11), bedbugs (5), Bohart Museum of Entomology (636), fleas (6), household vampires (7), lice (4), mosquitoes (38), open house (95), ticks (8)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Teach 'em When They're Young

Nazzy Pakpour has a way with kids. At a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology open house, she read passages from her newly published...

UC Davis alumna Nazzy Pakpour, who holds a doctorate microbiology, virology and parasitology from the University of Pennsylvania, reads from her children's book,
UC Davis alumna Nazzy Pakpour, who holds a doctorate microbiology, virology and parasitology from the University of Pennsylvania, reads from her children's book, "Please Don't Bite Me," at a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis alumna Nazzy Pakpour, who holds a doctorate microbiology, virology and parasitology from the University of Pennsylvania, reads from her children's book, "Please Don't Bite Me," at a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nazzy Pakpour discusses fascinating facts about mosquitoes, lice, wasps, cockroaches, fleas, and bedbugs.  She was a special guest at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nazzy Pakpour discusses fascinating facts about mosquitoes, lice, wasps, cockroaches, fleas, and bedbugs. She was a special guest at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nazzy Pakpour discusses fascinating facts about mosquitoes, lice, wasps, cockroaches, fleas, and bedbugs. She was a special guest at a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 3:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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