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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

For the Love of Spiders, Head Over to UC Davis June 25 and June 28

You love spiders and other arachnids, right? You've cleared your calendar for Saturday afternoon, June 25 and Tuesday night, June 28 to attend the...

A jumping spider eyes the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A jumping spider eyes the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jumping spider eyes the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pretty in pink? A jumping spider peers at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pretty in pink? A jumping spider peers at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pretty in pink? A jumping spider peers at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A crab spider nails a pest, a lygus bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A crab spider nails a pest, a lygus bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A crab spider nails a pest, a lygus bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A banded garden spider straddles  lavender stems. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A banded garden spider straddles lavender stems. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A banded garden spider straddles lavender stems. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 5:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Arachnid Alert! 'Powerhouse' of Arachnologists to Greet Public at Bohart Museum Open House

Arachnid alert! A free, public open house on “Eight-Legged Encounters,” featuring spiders and other arachnids, promises to be one of the...

Professor Eileen Hebets of the School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, is the co-host of the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication, University of Nebraska)
Professor Eileen Hebets of the School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, is the co-host of the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication, University of Nebraska)

Professor Eileen Hebets of the School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, is the co-host of the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication, University of Nebraska)

These images are from Professor Eileen Hebet's slide presentation on her project,
These images are from Professor Eileen Hebet's slide presentation on her project, "Eight-Legged Encounters."

These images are from Professor Eileen Hebet's slide presentation on her project, "Eight-Legged Encounters."

A black widow spider cradles her egg sacs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A black widow spider cradles her egg sacs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A black widow spider cradles her egg sacs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A red femured spotted orbweaver, Neoscona domiciliorum, awaits prey in a patch of Mexican sunflowers, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A red femured spotted orbweaver, Neoscona domiciliorum, awaits prey in a patch of Mexican sunflowers, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A red femured spotted orbweaver, Neoscona domiciliorum, awaits prey in a patch of Mexican sunflowers, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 4:38 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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