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Why These Rock Artists Are Rock Stars

These rocks at the Bohart Museum of Entomology depict favorite insects: honey bees and ladybugs (lady beetles.) The larger rock, inspired by Valentine's Day, is titled

Rock artists, all. Those who painted rocks at the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Saturday, Jan. 18 were not just rock artists. They were rock stars,...

These rocks at the Bohart Museum of Entomology depict favorite insects: honey bees and ladybugs (lady beetles.) The larger rock, inspired by Valentine's Day, is titled
These rocks at the Bohart Museum of Entomology depict favorite insects: honey bees and ladybugs (lady beetles.) The larger rock, inspired by Valentine's Day, is titled "Love Bugs." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These rocks at the Bohart Museum of Entomology depict favorite insects: honey bees and ladybugs (lady beetles.) The larger rock, inspired by Valentine's Day, is titled "Love Bugs." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Youngsters flocked to the rock painting table at the Bohart Museum of Entomology to create their masterpieces. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Youngsters flocked to the rock painting table at the Bohart Museum of Entomology to create their masterpieces. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Youngsters flocked to the rock painting table at the Bohart Museum of Entomology to create their masterpieces. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Some of the rocks painted during the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Some of the rocks painted during the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Some of the rocks painted during the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This creative rock shows a butterfly framed in purple and white. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This creative rock shows a butterfly framed in purple and white. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This creative rock shows a butterfly framed in purple and white. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Every butterfly needs a rainbow and every rainbow needs a butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Every butterfly needs a rainbow and every rainbow needs a butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Every butterfly needs a rainbow and every rainbow needs a butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 2:56 PM

Bohart Museum Open House: A Science of a Day

Doctoral student Ann Holmes holds up a bat specimen. Next to her is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was a "Science of a Day" at the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology open house last Saturday afternoon, Jan. 18. For three hours, six UC Davis doctoral students...

Doctoral student Ann Holmes holds up a bat specimen. Next to her is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Ann Holmes holds up a bat specimen. Next to her is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Ann Holmes holds up a bat specimen. Next to her is Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors flock around doctoral student Ann Holmes to see the bat specimens and ask questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors flock around doctoral student Ann Holmes to see the bat specimens and ask questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors flock around doctoral student Ann Holmes to see the bat specimens and ask questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist and doctoral student Alexander Dedmon awaits visitors. Behind him is a portrait of Professor Richard Bohart (1913-2007), founder of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist and doctoral student Alexander Dedmon awaits visitors. Behind him is a portrait of Professor Richard Bohart (1913-2007), founder of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist and doctoral student Alexander Dedmon awaits visitors. Behind him is a portrait of Professor Richard Bohart (1913-2007), founder of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Alexander Dedmon answers questions about  the many different ways insects can be used as evidence in forensic entomology.
Forensic entomologist Alexander Dedmon answers questions about the many different ways insects can be used as evidence in forensic entomology.

Forensic entomologist Alexander Dedmon answers questions about the many different ways insects can be used as evidence in forensic entomology.

Doctoral student Charlotte Alberts explains her research on assassin flies, also known as robber flies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Charlotte Alberts explains her research on assassin flies, also known as robber flies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Charlotte Alberts explains her research on assassin flies, also known as robber flies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors learned from doctoral student Charlotte Alberts how assassin flies catch their prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors learned from doctoral student Charlotte Alberts how assassin flies catch their prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors learned from doctoral student Charlotte Alberts how assassin flies catch their prey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forest entomologists and doctoral students Gabe Foote (left) and Crystal Homicz (right) talk about their research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forest entomologists and doctoral students Gabe Foote (left) and Crystal Homicz (right) talk about their research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forest entomologists and doctoral students Gabe Foote (left) and Crystal Homicz (right) talk about their research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forest entomologist Crystal Homicz shows visitors evidence of damage by forest beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forest entomologist Crystal Homicz shows visitors evidence of damage by forest beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forest entomologist Crystal Homicz shows visitors evidence of damage by forest beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Yao Cai (center) led the discussion on circadian clocks and insects. With him are Nitrol Liu (left), also a graduate student in the Chiu lab, and Ben Kunimoto, a Davis Senior High School student. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Yao Cai (center) led the discussion on circadian clocks and insects. With him are Nitrol Liu (left), also a graduate student in the Chiu lab, and Ben Kunimoto, a Davis Senior High School student. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Yao Cai (center) led the discussion on circadian clocks and insects. With him are Nitrol Liu (left), also a graduate student in the Chiu lab, and Ben Kunimoto, a Davis Senior High School student. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student Nitrol Liu of the Joanna Chiu lab shows a fruit fly poster. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student Nitrol Liu of the Joanna Chiu lab shows a fruit fly poster. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student Nitrol Liu of the Joanna Chiu lab shows a fruit fly poster. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow greets visitors eager to learn about ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow greets visitors eager to learn about ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow greets visitors eager to learn about ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow talks about his specialty, ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow talks about his specialty, ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Zachary Griebenow talks about his specialty, ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Something Wonderful Is Happening Saturday, Jan. 18 at Bohart Museum of Entomology

Zachary Griebenow, shown here at UC Davis Picnic Day, will present his research on ants at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Something Wonderful Is Happening Saturday, Jan. 18 at Bohart Museum of Entomology! If you're a student and thinking about a science career, this is for you. If you're...

Zachary Griebenow, shown here at UC Davis Picnic Day, will present his research on ants at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Zachary Griebenow, shown here at UC Davis Picnic Day, will present his research on ants at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Zachary Griebenow, shown here at UC Davis Picnic Day, will present his research on ants at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Alexander Dedmon is enthusiastic about his research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Alexander Dedmon is enthusiastic about his research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Alexander Dedmon is enthusiastic about his research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral Yao Cai (left) (shown here with undergraduate student Christopher Ocoa, will discuss his circadian clock research on fruit flies and monarch butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral Yao Cai (left) (shown here with undergraduate student Christopher Ocoa, will discuss his circadian clock research on fruit flies and monarch butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral Yao Cai (left) (shown here with undergraduate student Christopher Ocoa, will discuss his circadian clock research on fruit flies and monarch butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Charlotte Alberts studies assassin flies and also draws them! This is an Ommatius amula with prey.
Charlotte Alberts studies assassin flies and also draws them! This is an Ommatius amula with prey.

Charlotte Alberts studies assassin flies and also draws them! This is an Ommatius amula with prey.

Forest entomologist Crystal Homicz will talk about bark beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forest entomologist Crystal Homicz will talk about bark beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forest entomologist Crystal Homicz will talk about bark beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum Open House: What Insects Do Bats Eat?

Mexican free-tailed bats leaving Yolo Causeway at dusk on Sept. 10, 2019. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When you watch bats emerge at dusk in the summer from the Yolo Causeway, have you ever wondered what insects they eat? UC Davis doctoral candidate Ann Holmes has--and she's...

Mexican free-tailed bats leaving Yolo Causeway at dusk on Sept. 10, 2019. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Mexican free-tailed bats leaving Yolo Causeway at dusk on Sept. 10, 2019. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mexican free-tailed batsleaving Yolo Causeway at dusk on Sept. 10, 2019. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mexican free-tailed bats ready to catch insects at the Yolo Causeway. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Mexican free-tailed bats ready to catch insects at the Yolo Causeway. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mexican free-tailed bats ready to catch insects at the Yolo Causeway. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Thousands of bats nest in the Yolo Causeway during the summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Thousands of bats nest in the Yolo Causeway during the summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Thousands of bats nest in the Yolo Causeway during the summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is an image of a bat that Ann Holmes studies. (Photo by Shayan Kaveh)
This is an image of a bat that Ann Holmes studies. (Photo by Shayan Kaveh)

This is an image of a bat that Ann Holmes studies. (Photo by Shayan Kaveh)

Those Incredible Digger Bees and Their Nest Parasites

Leslie Saul-Gershenz (left) and curator Emma Cluff stand by their display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you want to learn about digger bees and the exciting research that UC Davis evolutionary ecologist Leslie Saul-Gershenz is pursuing, check out the wall display at...

Leslie Saul-Gershenz (left) and curator Emma Cluff stand by their display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Leslie Saul-Gershenz (left) and curator Emma Cluff stand by their display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Leslie Saul-Gershenz (left) and curator Emma Cluff stand by their display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A digger bee, Habropoda pallida, with blister bee larvae. (Photo by Leslie Saul-Gershenz)
A digger bee, Habropoda pallida, with blister bee larvae. (Photo by Leslie Saul-Gershenz)

A digger bee, Habropoda pallida, with blister bee larvae. (Photo by Leslie Saul-Gershenz)

Posted on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 10:41 PM

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