Posts Tagged: Bohart Museum of Entomology
You just can't beat those Halloween costumes at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's annual membership party. By now, you've probably seen the peacock jumping spider costume created and worn by UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Wade...
UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier as a cerambycidae beetle (long-horned beetle). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Benjamin Maples as a praying mantis. At right is graduate student Ziad Khouri. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis faculy member/forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey in his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The look-a-likes: (from left) entomology undergraduate student Maia Lundy and entomology graduate Alex Nguyen, and graduate student Joel Hernandez and UC Davis alumnus Melissa Cruz as lumberjacks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
When the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts its annual membership Halloween party, don't expect to see ghosts and goblins and witches. No, expect to see a peacock jumping spider, violin spider, and praying mantis. And okay, maybe a monarch butterfly and...
UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Wade Spencer practices his peacock jumping spider moves. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Enthusiastic about all arthropods, UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Wade Spencer (center, in black shirt) draws a crowd at a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith of Rocklin, an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology who has saved the museum some $160,000 over a 27-year period through his volunteer service, received a well deserved "Friend of the College” Award of Distinction...
Helene Dillard, dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, welcomes the crowd at the Oct. 2nd college celebration honoring recipients of the Award of Distinction. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, recipient of a Friend of the College Award of Distinction, addresses the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith with some of the collection he's curated at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dragonflies! Who isn't fascinated by dragonflies? They're an ancient insect. Their ancestors existed before dinosaurs. Indeed, fossil records show that they were the world's largest flying insects, some with wingspans measuring three feet. Visitors at...
Dragonfly expert Rosser Garrison (far right) leads a discussion. From left are Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas; Bob Stahmer of Stockton, a UC Davis alumnus; and UC Davis entomology graduate student Ziad Khouri, who studies with Bohart director/UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology graduate student Ziad Khouri admiring Rosser Garrison's dragonfly display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A close-up of the world's largest dragonflies and some of the world's smallest dragonflies, part of the Rosser Garrison collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
n front (from left) are Andrew Rehn of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Kathy Claypole Biggs of Sebastopol and McCloud, author of dragonfly books; Sandra Hunt-von Arb, senior biologist at the Pacific Northwestern Biological Resources, McKinleyville, Calif. who leads dragonfly workshops in Northern California. In back are Rosser Garrison, California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Greg Kareofelas, Bohart Museum associate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You're walking through a park and suddenly spot a dragonfly perched on a stick. "What's that?" you ask. As you edge closer, it takes off. "Missed it!" Well, you won't want to miss the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Sunday, Sept. 20...
A red flameskimmer dragonfly, (Libellula saturata) perches on a bamboo stake. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Variegated meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Widow skimmer (Libellula luctuosa). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Red-veined meadowhawk (Sympetrium madidum). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)