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Three Insect-Related Events at Aggie Spirit Week: That's the Spirit!

That's the spirit! What better way to celebrate Aggie Spirit Week, Oct. 10-16, on the UC Davis campus than to See specimens and live insects at...

This image shows scientific illustrator Mary Foley Benson at age 21 in 1926 when she was employed by the USDA.
This image shows scientific illustrator Mary Foley Benson at age 21 in 1926 when she was employed by the USDA.

This image shows scientific illustrator Mary Foley Benson at age 21 in 1926 when she was employed by the USDA.

Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, confer on a display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, confer on a display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, confer on a display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum's live
Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum's live "petting zoo." Visitors can hold, pet and take images of them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum's live "petting zoo." Visitors can hold, pet and take images of them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A stick insect, aka walking stick, crawls on an arm at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Live insects are part of the museum's petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A stick insect, aka walking stick, crawls on an arm at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Live insects are part of the museum's petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A stick insect, aka walking stick, crawls on an arm at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Live insects are part of the museum's petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 4:32 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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

Potato Bug Lovers, Unite! A 'Vienna Sausage' T-Shirt!

It had to happen. With so many folks asking "What are those weird bugs?" and UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey, director of ...

This is the Jerusalem cricket t-shirt by artist Allen Chew, a UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer, and designer Fran Keller, professor at Folsom Lake College. Keller, a Bohart Museum scientist, is a UC Davis doctoral alumnus.
This is the Jerusalem cricket t-shirt by artist Allen Chew, a UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer, and designer Fran Keller, professor at Folsom Lake College. Keller, a Bohart Museum scientist, is a UC Davis doctoral alumnus.

This is the Jerusalem cricket t-shirt by artist Allen Chew, a UC Davis student and Bohart volunteer, and designer Fran Keller, professor at Folsom Lake College. Keller, a Bohart Museum scientist, is a UC Davis doctoral alumnus.

This Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, surfaced in April at the Doran Beach campground, Bodega Bay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, surfaced in April at the Doran Beach campground, Bodega Bay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, surfaced in April at the Doran Beach campground, Bodega Bay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A dorsal view of the Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, spotted in April at the Doran Beach campground, Bodega Bay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A dorsal view of the Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, spotted in April at the Doran Beach campground, Bodega Bay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A dorsal view of the Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, spotted in April at the Doran Beach campground, Bodega Bay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 2:33 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Yard & Garden

Oh, What a (Moth) Night This Will Be! A Conversation With Bohart's Lepidoptera Curator Jeff Smith

Oh, what a (moth) night this will be! The Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis is celebrating National Moth Night on Saturday,...

Entomologist Jeff Smith (second from left), curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, talks to visitors at a recent Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith (second from left), curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, talks to visitors at a recent Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith (second from left), curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, talks to visitors at a recent Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Youngsters delight in the blacklighting display as they watch moths land on the UV-illuminated white hanging sheet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Youngsters delight in the blacklighting display as they watch moths land on the UV-illuminated white hanging sheet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Youngsters delight in the blacklighting display as they watch moths land on the UV-illuminated white hanging sheet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum's blacklighting display is an opportunity for folks to learn about moths.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum's blacklighting display is an opportunity for folks to learn about moths. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum's blacklighting display is an opportunity for folks to learn about moths. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 at 4:42 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Mark Your Calendar for 'Moth Night' at Bohart Museum: July 30

Mark your calendar! The Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, is celebrating National Moth Night on Saturday,...

In this 2018 file photo, UC Davis arachnologist Jason Bond checks out the specimens at the Bohart Museum's blacklighting display while
In this 2018 file photo, UC Davis arachnologist Jason Bond checks out the specimens at the Bohart Museum's blacklighting display while "Moth Man" John De Benedictis observes. Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair of Insect Systematics, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, was recently named associate dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In this 2018 file photo, UC Davis arachnologist Jason Bond checks out the specimens at the Bohart Museum's blacklighting display while "Moth Man" John De Benedictis observes. Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair of Insect Systematics, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, was recently named associate dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, fields questions from the Moth Night crowd, in this 2018 file photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, fields questions from the Moth Night crowd, in this 2018 file photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, fields questions from the Moth Night crowd, in this 2018 file photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Moth displays, with specimens collected worldwide, are a big attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during Moth Night. That's noted entomologist Richard Bohart in the framed photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Moth displays, with specimens collected worldwide, are a big attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during Moth Night. That's noted entomologist Richard Bohart in the framed photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Moth displays, with specimens collected worldwide, are a big attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during Moth Night. That's noted entomologist Richard Bohart in the framed photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022 at 5:01 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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