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Bugs Rule But Other Critters Do, Too, on UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bugs rule, but other critters do, too, on UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day! You won't want to miss the eighth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, set from 9 a.m. to 4...

A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lion specimen at the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, located in Room 1394 of the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lion specimen at the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, located in Room 1394 of the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lion specimen at the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, located in Room 1394 of the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A great-horned owl at the California Raptor Center, located at 1340 Equine Lane, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A great-horned owl at the California Raptor Center, located at 1340 Equine Lane, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A great-horned owl at the California Raptor Center, located at 1340 Equine Lane, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Praying Mantises to Draw Attention at UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

UC Davis entomology major  Lohitashwa “Lohit” Garikipati showed his praying mantises at a  Bohart Museum open house last September. He will be showing his collection on Saturday, Feb. 17 during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's about value. It's about respect. It should not be about fear. UC Davis entomology major Lohitashwa “Lohit” Garikipati, who will be displaying his praying...

UC Davis entomology major  Lohitashwa “Lohit” Garikipati showed his praying mantises at a  Bohart Museum open house last September. He will be showing his collection on Saturday, Feb. 17 during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology major Lohitashwa “Lohit” Garikipati showed his praying mantises at a Bohart Museum open house last September. He will be showing his collection on Saturday, Feb. 17 during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology major Lohitashwa “Lohit” Garikipati showed his praying mantises at a Bohart Museum open house last September. He will be showing his collection on Saturday, Feb. 17 during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a close-up of an orchid mantis, Hymenopus coronatus, on the move. It is part of the collection of UC Davis entomology student Lohitashwa “Lohit” Garikipati, secretary of the UC Davis Entomology Club. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a close-up of an orchid mantis, Hymenopus coronatus, on the move. It is part of the collection of UC Davis entomology student Lohitashwa “Lohit” Garikipati, secretary of the UC Davis Entomology Club. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a close-up of an orchid mantis, Hymenopus coronatus, on the move. It is part of the collection of UC Davis entomology student Lohitashwa “Lohit” Garikipati, secretary of the UC Davis Entomology Club. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A praying mantis held next to the Bohart Museum of Entomology banner. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A praying mantis held next to the Bohart Museum of Entomology banner. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A praying mantis held next to the Bohart Museum of Entomology banner. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Show Me the Honey! (And Taste It, Too!)

UC Davis honey ready to be extracted last fall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One of the six honey varieties that the UC Davis Department of Entomology will serve during the campuswide 98th annual UC Davis Picnic Day on Saturday, April 21 is...drum...

UC Davis honey ready to be extracted last fall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis honey ready to be extracted last fall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis honey ready to be extracted last fall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:32 PM

Bugs Rule at the California State Fair

Monarch butterfly cutout in front of the Insect Pavilion at the Caifornia State Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you head over to the California State Fair, which opened July 14 and continues through July 31, be sure to check out the Insect Pavilion at "The Farm." It's a treasure...

Monarch butterfly cutout in front of the Insect Pavilion at the Caifornia State Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarch butterfly cutout in front of the Insect Pavilion at the Caifornia State Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarch butterfly cutout in front of the Insect Pavilion at the Caifornia State Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Colorful monarch butterflies are in sharp contrast to the painted cutout  (above). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Colorful monarch butterflies are in sharp contrast to the painted cutout (above). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Colorful monarch butterflies are in sharp contrast to the painted cutout (above). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of bee observation hive in the Insect Pavilion. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of bee observation hive in the Insect Pavilion. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of bee observation hive in the Insect Pavilion. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 8:32 PM

These Walking Sticks Are Insects

Brian Turner

Brian Turner, outreach coordinator at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis campus, is used to walking around with a walking stick. Not just any walking stick. The Giant...

Brian Turner
Brian Turner

Brian Turner, outreach coordinator at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows a male Giant New Guinea Walking Stick. Six species of insects from the Bohart are housed at the Dixon May Fair, May 7-10. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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CLOSE-UP of a male Giant New Guinea Walking Stick. Note the spikes on its femurs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 5:21 AM
 
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