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Yes, an Insect Museum Can Have Mounted Heads, Too!

Wade Spencer, a UC Davis entomology major who works at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, stands next to the mounted heads of rhino beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When you enter the Bohart Museum of Entomology, located in Room 1124 of the Academic Surge Building, on Crocker Lane, University of California, Davis, be sure to look up. Way up! Way up? Where? Up there, on your left!  See them? Above the shelved...

Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 2:40 PM

Gifts to Bohart Museum of Entomology

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Folks are asking how to donate to the Bohart Museum of Entomology, the world-renowned insect museum that's part of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. There's a donate button on its website. All gifts are tax-deductible. The Bohart...

Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 5:56 PM

The Making of a Monarch

A monarch butterfly on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). Monarch puppets are available at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're addicted to monarchs--and lament that they're overwintering in coastal California and in central Mexico and nowhere near you--no worries. The Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, Davis, has butterflies in its gift shop that...

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 3:23 PM

'Invited' Guests and 'Uninvited' Pests at the Bohart Museum Open House Nov. 19

Bohart Museum volunteer Noah Crockette, a high school senior planning a career in entomology, stands by the many items in the museum's gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts its open house, “Uninvited Guests: Common Pests Found in the Home," from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, "invited" guests will meet "uninvited" pests. The family friendly event, free and open to the...

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 4:34 PM

Entomologists Know How to Party

Bug catchers Wade Spencer (far left) and Brennen Dyer, both entomoogy students, try to net a venomous caterpillar--doctoral candidate Charlotte Herbert. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologists know how to party. They know how to put the "boo" in biology and the "just buggin' ya" in bugs. The 21st annual Halloween party at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, drew scores of entomology enthusiasts dressed as caterpillars,...

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 3:17 PM

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