Posts Tagged: UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Month
Do you know what a nematode is? That's a question that nematologists are frequently asked. Well, just in time for the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum...
Nematologist Steve Nadler, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, presenting a video on nematology. (Screen shot)
UC Davis entomology professor Diane Ullman offers a virtual tour of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Lepidoptera collection in this video. (Screen shot)
Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gives an overview of how the museum collects, preserves and identifies some of its nearly 8 million insects. (Screen shot)
Xavier Zahnle, a doctoral student in the Jason Bond lab, talks about common millipedes in the Sacramento-San Francisco region in this video. (Screen shot)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection, Bohart Museum of Entomology, explains how to pin and spread butterfly and moths for display. (Screen shot)
UC Davis doctoral student Lacie Newton of the Jason Bond lab talks about arachnids in her video. (Screen shot)
Let's take a moment to appreciate ants. You know you want to! Did you own--and treasure--an ant farm kit as a kid? Did you ever follow them as they...
UC Davis professor Phil Ward looking for ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A winter ant, Prenolepis imparis, encounters a jumping spider on an almond tree on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's science-based and it's family friendly. And it's where you can learn more about honey bees, orchid bees, Asian giant hornets, nematodes,...
This sculpture of a worker bee anchors the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Titled "Miss Bee Haven," it is by Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee and a velvet tree ant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ernesto Sandoval of the UC Davis Botanical Conservatory checks out a cacao tree, also called "a chocolate tree." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)