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Scary Insects and Lovable Critters at the Bohart Museum of Entomology

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, welcomes the crowd to the Halloween party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Scary critters with mandibles and lovable insects with antennae gathered at the Halloween party at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davi, hosted by the Friends of the...

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, welcomes the crowd to the Halloween party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, welcomes the crowd to the Halloween party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, welcomes the crowd to the Halloween party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey wore his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey wore his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey wore his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Emma Cluff dressed as
Bohart associate Emma Cluff dressed as "The Mad Hatter" at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Halloween party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Emma Cluff dressed as "The Mad Hatter" at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Halloween party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Charlotte Herbert Alberts and husband George Alberts with the parasitoid pinata they created. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Charlotte Herbert Alberts and husband George Alberts with the parasitoid pinata they created. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Charlotte Herbert Alberts and husband George Alberts with the parasitoid pinata they created. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The bee family: drone Norman Gershenz, queen bee Leslie Saul-Gershenz, and their pooch, a worker bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The bee family: drone Norman Gershenz, queen bee Leslie Saul-Gershenz, and their pooch, a worker bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The bee family: drone Norman Gershenz, queen bee Leslie Saul-Gershenz, and their pooch, a worker bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Parras Mcgrath drew a lot of comments with this costume. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Parras Mcgrath drew a lot of comments with this costume. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Parras Mcgrath drew a lot of comments with this costume. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was the first Halloween party for visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah, a lecturer in the Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This was the first Halloween party for visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah, a lecturer in the Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was the first Halloween party for visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah, a lecturer in the Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's a Halloween party without a spider? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
What's a Halloween party without a spider? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's a Halloween party without a spider? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The petting zoo featured a new addition at the Bohart Museum of Entomology: a skull. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The petting zoo featured a new addition at the Bohart Museum of Entomology: a skull. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The petting zoo featured a new addition at the Bohart Museum of Entomology: a skull. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 5:11 PM

Bohart Museum Open House on Oct 19: Fright or Delight?

Bohart Museum senior museum scientist Steve Heydon with his Pteromalids or jewel wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It won't be a Fright Night or a Delight Night. After all, it's in the afternoon. But the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on "Parasitoid Palooza" on Saturday, Oct. 19...

Bohart Museum senior museum scientist Steve Heydon with his Pteromalids or jewel wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum senior museum scientist Steve Heydon with his Pteromalids or jewel wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum senior museum scientist Steve Heydon with his Pteromalids or jewel wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The spotted cucumber beetle is a pest of pumpkins and other members of the cucurbits family. Here it's attacked by an assassin bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The spotted cucumber beetle is a pest of pumpkins and other members of the cucurbits family. Here it's attacked by an assassin bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The spotted cucumber beetle is a pest of pumpkins and other members of the cucurbits family. Here it's attacked by an assassin bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 4:20 PM

Parasitoid Palooza at Bohart Museum Open House

Just in time for Halloween! The orange and black Harlequin beetles will be displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Oct. 19. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mark your calendars for a "parade of parasitoids!" The Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, is sponsoring its annual "Parasitoid Palooza" open...

Just in time for Halloween! The orange and black Harlequin beetles will be displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Oct. 19. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Just in time for Halloween! The orange and black Harlequin beetles will be displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Oct. 19. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Just in time for Halloween! The orange and black Harlequin beetles will be displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Oct. 19. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eating Insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology

Cousins Aryanna Nicole Torres, 8, of Woodland and Aaden Matthew Brazelton, 8, of Vacaville, get ready to eat insects. Their grandmother, UC Davis employee Elvira Galvan Hack of Dixon, accompanied them to the museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fact: Eighty percent of the world's population eat insects. Fact: At least 80 percent of those attending the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on entomophagy ate one...

Cousins Aryanna Nicole Torres, 8, of Woodland and Aaden Matthew Brazelton, 8, of Vacaville, get ready to eat insects. Their grandmother, UC Davis employee Elvira Galvan Hack of Dixon, accompanied them to the museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cousins Aryanna Nicole Torres, 8, of Woodland and Aaden Matthew Brazelton, 8, of Vacaville, get ready to eat insects. Their grandmother, UC Davis employee Elvira Galvan Hack of Dixon, accompanied them to the museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cousins Aryanna Nicole Torres, 8, of Woodland and Aaden Matthew Brazelton, 8, of Vacaville, get ready to eat insects. Their grandmother, UC Davis employee Elvira Galvan Hack of Dixon, accompanied them to the museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eager eaters--this brother and sister from Dixon loved eating insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Eager eaters--this brother and sister from Dixon loved eating insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eager eaters--this brother and sister from Dixon loved eating insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These youngsters enjoyed holding the critters from the live
These youngsters enjoyed holding the critters from the live "petting zoo." They included Madagascar hissing cockroaches and walking sticks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These youngsters enjoyed holding the critters from the live "petting zoo." They included Madagascar hissing cockroaches and walking sticks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A close-up of the earthworms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A close-up of the earthworms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A close-up of the earthworms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This display,
This display, "Bug Buffet," featuring appetizers and entrees, drew lots of interest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This display, "Bug Buffet," featuring appetizers and entrees, drew lots of interest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 3:15 PM

Terrible Night for a Visiting Scholar at UC Davis

Visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah and doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts (next to him) help youngsters make buttons at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It didn't appear that anything was wrong. He hid it well. "It's okay," he said quietly. "I'm okay." But what happened to him wasn't okay then, and it isn't okay now. On...

Visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah and doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts (next to him) help youngsters make buttons at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah and doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts (next to him) help youngsters make buttons at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah and doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts (next to him) help youngsters make buttons at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts and visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah working at the button-making table at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts and visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah working at the button-making table at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Charlotte Herbert Alberts and visiting scholar Syed Fahad Shah working at the button-making table at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 4:34 PM

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