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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 (642), fleas (6), household vampires (7), lice (4), Lynn Kimsey (439), 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 (642), fleas (6), household vampires (7), lice (4), mosquitoes (38), open house (95), ticks (8)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

The Day That Cockroaches Stole the Show

It was the day that cockroaches stole the show. However, bed bugs, carpet beetles and pantry pests got into the act and competed mightily for the...

Karey Windbiel-Rojas' cockroach costume proved a crowd pleaser at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. Here entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterflies and moths at the Bohart, gives his approval. Windbiel-Rojas, with the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) is the associate director for Urban and Community IPM. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)
Karey Windbiel-Rojas' cockroach costume proved a crowd pleaser at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. Here entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterflies and moths at the Bohart, gives his approval. Windbiel-Rojas, with the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) is the associate director for Urban and Community IPM. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)

Karey Windbiel-Rojas' cockroach costume proved a crowd pleaser at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. Here entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterflies and moths at the Bohart, gives his approval. Windbiel-Rojas, with the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) is the associate director for Urban and Community IPM. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)

Pests, including cockroaches, drew the rapt attention of this crowd at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. That's Karey Windbiel-Rojas fielding questions. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)
Pests, including cockroaches, drew the rapt attention of this crowd at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. That's Karey Windbiel-Rojas fielding questions. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)

Pests, including cockroaches, drew the rapt attention of this crowd at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. That's Karey Windbiel-Rojas fielding questions. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon pins an American cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon pins an American cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon pins an American cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 3:49 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Bohart Museum Open House: Bed Bugs and Cochroaches and Pantry Pests

Entomology, or the scientific study of insects, is not just rural--it's urban, too. Think bed bugs, cockroaches, carpet beetles and pantry pests,...

Karey Windbiel-Rojas of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM), plans to wear this cockroach costume to the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Sunday, Nov. 18, when she will greet visitors and answer questions. An urban entomologist expert, she's the associate director for Urban and Community IPM who serves as the area urban IPM advisor for Yolo, Sacramento and Solano counties.
Karey Windbiel-Rojas of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM), plans to wear this cockroach costume to the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Sunday, Nov. 18, when she will greet visitors and answer questions. An urban entomologist expert, she's the associate director for Urban and Community IPM who serves as the area urban IPM advisor for Yolo, Sacramento and Solano counties.

Karey Windbiel-Rojas of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM), plans to wear this cockroach costume to the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Sunday, Nov. 18, when she will greet visitors and answer questions. An urban entomologist expert, she's the associate director for Urban and Community IPM who serves as the area urban IPM advisor for Yolo, Sacramento and Solano counties.

Pantry pests include booklice, pictured here in cornmeal. These nearly microscopic insects, Liposcelis bostrychophila, or
Pantry pests include booklice, pictured here in cornmeal. These nearly microscopic insects, Liposcelis bostrychophila, or "psocids" (pronounced "so kids"), are common pests in stored grains. They're usually unseen because they're about a millimeter long--about the size of a speck of dust--and are transparent to light brown in color. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pantry pests include booklice, pictured here in cornmeal. These nearly microscopic insects, Liposcelis bostrychophila, or "psocids" (pronounced "so kids"), are common pests in stored grains. They're usually unseen because they're about a millimeter long--about the size of a speck of dust--and are transparent to light brown in color. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 4:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Best Sentence Collection: Stings Happen When Bees Are 'Aminated and Antagonistic'

"Killer bees can pursue people for more than a quarter mile when they are animated and antagonistic and die once they sting since the stingers are...

An unusual image of a honey bee sting. Note the stinger embedded in the wrist and the honey bee pulling away, its abdominal tissue trailing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An unusual image of a honey bee sting. Note the stinger embedded in the wrist and the honey bee pulling away, its abdominal tissue trailing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An unusual image of a honey bee sting. Note the stinger embedded in the wrist and the honey bee pulling away, its abdominal tissue trailing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee encounters a velvetry tree ant. They are foraging on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee encounters a velvetry tree ant. They are foraging on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee encounters a velvetry tree ant. They are foraging on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 3:59 PM

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