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UC Davis Art Show: Insects in the Anthropocene

You won't want to miss this. When two talented entomologists/artists from the University of California, Davis, collaborate and teach classes, you'll...

This is what art enthusiasts can expect to see when they attend the Entomology (ENT) 001 Art Show:
This is what art enthusiasts can expect to see when they attend the Entomology (ENT) 001 Art Show: "Insects in the Anthropocene," on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at UC Davis.

This is what art enthusiasts can expect to see when they attend the Entomology (ENT) 001 Art Show: "Insects in the Anthropocene," on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at UC Davis.

In this 2015 art show photo, UC Davis professor Diane Ullman looks over the work that her students created in her Entomology 001 class,
In this 2015 art show photo, UC Davis professor Diane Ullman looks over the work that her students created in her Entomology 001 class, "Art, Science and the World of Insects." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In this 2015 art show photo, UC Davis professor Diane Ullman looks over the work that her students created in her Entomology 001 class, "Art, Science and the World of Insects." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 25, 2022 at 4:46 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

From A (Ants) to B (Bumble Bees) And More...

Congratulations to four outstanding young entomologists from the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology--all PhDs to be. They...

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 5:31 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Innovative Research by RSPIB Scholar: Surprising Find About Carpenter Bees

When Professors Jay Rosenheim, Joanna Chiu and Louie Yang of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology launched the Research...

A female carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, also known as the Valley carpenter bee, forages on showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa. This is one of the bees that the Rachel Vannette lab studied. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A female carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, also known as the Valley carpenter bee, forages on showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa. This is one of the bees that the Rachel Vannette lab studied. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, also known as the Valley carpenter bee, forages on showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa. This is one of the bees that the Rachel Vannette lab studied. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis research includes this species, Xylocopa tabaniformis, also known as the mountain carpenter bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The UC Davis research includes this species, Xylocopa tabaniformis, also known as the mountain carpenter bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis research includes this species, Xylocopa tabaniformis, also known as the mountain carpenter bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis research included both genders of the two carpenter bees. This is a male Xylocopa sonorina, nicknamed
The UC Davis research included both genders of the two carpenter bees. This is a male Xylocopa sonorina, nicknamed "the teddy bear bee." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis research included both genders of the two carpenter bees. This is a male Xylocopa sonorina, nicknamed "the teddy bear bee." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 5:15 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

The Art at the Bohart: The Work of Francisco and Brittany

Art is part of the Bohart. Talented artists continually create stunning work at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, directed by Lynn Kimsey, UC...

Bohart Museum laboratory assistant and artist Brittany Kohler worked on the
Bohart Museum laboratory assistant and artist Brittany Kohler worked on the "Birdwing Butterfly" display in late October. In back are Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart, who spread all the wings; and collections manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum laboratory assistant and artist Brittany Kohler worked on the "Birdwing Butterfly" display in late October. In back are Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart, who spread all the wings; and collections manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)


"Birdwing Butterfly": the finished art work. Francisco Bassó Medel did the earlier sketch and the piece was put together by Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Birdwing Butterfly": the finished art work. Francisco Bassó Medel did the earlier sketch and the piece was put together by Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a birdwing butterfly, held by Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a birdwing butterfly, held by Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a birdwing butterfly, held by Brittany Kohler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate and butterfly collector Bill Patterson and his wife, Doris Brown, Sacramento residents, admire the
Bohart associate and butterfly collector Bill Patterson and his wife, Doris Brown, Sacramento residents, admire the "Spiral Galaxy of Butterflies." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate and butterfly collector Bill Patterson and his wife, Doris Brown, Sacramento residents, admire the "Spiral Galaxy of Butterflies." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 3:16 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Photo of a Golden Dung Fly Wins the ESA Medal in International Insect Salon

Who takes images of flies? Raise your hand! No, not the hand with the flyswatter. Well, almost anything is fair game for my camera.  That...

This image of a golden dung fly, titled
This image of a golden dung fly, titled "Checking You Out," scored the ESA Medal in the 2022 International Insect Salon. It was among images showcased at the ESA meeting in British Columbia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This image of a golden dung fly, titled "Checking You Out," scored the ESA Medal in the 2022 International Insect Salon. It was among images showcased at the ESA meeting in British Columbia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 4:54 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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