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The Morphos! The Monarchs! The Bohart!

When the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts an open house, a sure crowd-pleaser is the global Lepidoptera  collection, which totals some...

Martha Leija and Mario Preciado and their daughter Valentina, 8, a family from Mexico City, check over the morpho butterflies. At right is Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Martha Leija and Mario Preciado and their daughter Valentina, 8, a family from Mexico City, check over the morpho butterflies. At right is Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Martha Leija and Mario Preciado and their daughter Valentina, 8, a family from Mexico City, check over the morpho butterflies. At right is Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas (left) poses for a photo with a visiting family from Mexico City: Martha Leija and Mario Preciado and their daughter Valentina, 8. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas (left) poses for a photo with a visiting family from Mexico City: Martha Leija and Mario Preciado and their daughter Valentina, 8. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas (left) poses for a photo with a visiting family from Mexico City: Martha Leija and Mario Preciado and their daughter Valentina, 8. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 7:35 PM
Tags: ants (46), Bohart Museum of Entomology (590), Lynn Kimsey (412), monarchs (64), morphos (1), moths (23), open houses (7), Picnic Day (6), Tabatha Yang (138)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources

Mark Your Calendars: Four Bohart Museum Special Events Announced

You'll want to calendar these four events! The Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, has scheduled four...

Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)
Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)

Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)

This work,
This work, "Harlequin Bug," is by Mary Foley Benson, when she worked as a scientific illustrator for the U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture.

This work, "Harlequin Bug," is by Mary Foley Benson, when she worked as a scientific illustrator for the U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture.

A flameskimmer dragonfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A flameskimmer dragonfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A flameskimmer dragonfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 8:10 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Good Day for Two Open Houses Saturday, Sept. 22 at UC Davis

If you've often wished you could clone yourself to be able to attend two events on the same day at the University of California, Davis, not to...

Watch out! A honey bee buzzes into the habitat of a praying mantis. Praying mantids will be exhibited Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. UC Davis student Lohit Garikipati  will display some of his mantids, including orchids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Watch out! A honey bee buzzes into the habitat of a praying mantis. Praying mantids will be exhibited Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. UC Davis student Lohit Garikipati will display some of his mantids, including orchids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Watch out! A honey bee buzzes into the habitat of a praying mantis. Praying mantids will be exhibited Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. UC Davis student Lohit Garikipati will display some of his mantids, including orchids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A potter wasp sips some nectar. Potter wasps will be featured at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's
A potter wasp sips some nectar. Potter wasps will be featured at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Crafty Insects" open house. Their nests are works of art. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A potter wasp sips some nectar. Potter wasps will be featured at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Crafty Insects" open house. Their nests are works of art. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This image by Allan Jones of Davis is of a sweat bee, Halictus ligatus. It will be among his images on display at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Sept. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This image by Allan Jones of Davis is of a sweat bee, Halictus ligatus. It will be among his images on display at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Sept. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This image by Allan Jones of Davis is of a sweat bee, Halictus ligatus. It will be among his images on display at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Sept. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Bohart Museum Open Houses: Aug. 19 and Sept. 22

Mark your calendar! You won't want to miss the summer weekend open houses at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, located in Room 1124 of the Academic...

The live
The live "petting zoo" is a popular place at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. This is a black velvet walking stick with red wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The live "petting zoo" is a popular place at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. This is a black velvet walking stick with red wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum of Entomology houses some 8 million insect specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum of Entomology houses some 8 million insect specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum of Entomology houses some 8 million insect specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Yard & Garden

Meet You at the Bohart!

If you've never visited the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, or if you're eager to return, mark your...

Retired entomologist and Bohart Museum associate Norm Smith engages visitors as he talks about moths at the July 30th Bohart Museum open house. Smith received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis with major professor Richard Bohart, for whom the museum is named. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Retired entomologist and Bohart Museum associate Norm Smith engages visitors as he talks about moths at the July 30th Bohart Museum open house. Smith received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis with major professor Richard Bohart, for whom the museum is named. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Retired entomologist and Bohart Museum associate Norm Smith engages visitors as he talks about moths at the July 30th Bohart Museum open house. Smith received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis with major professor Richard Bohart, for whom the museum is named. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nan Rowan of Davis talks to entomologist and UC Davis graduate student Jessica Gillung (foreground) at the open house on July 30. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nan Rowan of Davis talks to entomologist and UC Davis graduate student Jessica Gillung (foreground) at the open house on July 30. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nan Rowan of Davis talks to entomologist and UC Davis graduate student Jessica Gillung (foreground) at the open house on July 30. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Selfies are fun to take at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Here Monica Ballard of Rancho Cordova smiles for the camera as an Australian walking stick obliges. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Selfies are fun to take at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Here Monica Ballard of Rancho Cordova smiles for the camera as an Australian walking stick obliges. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Selfies are fun to take at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Here Monica Ballard of Rancho Cordova smiles for the camera as an Australian walking stick obliges. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum of Entomology director Lynn Kimsey oversees the global collection of insects, which numbers nearly eight million. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum of Entomology director Lynn Kimsey oversees the global collection of insects, which numbers nearly eight million. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum of Entomology director Lynn Kimsey oversees the global collection of insects, which numbers nearly eight million. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 5:18 PM

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