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Charlotte and the Walking Stick: A New Hair Barrette

Graduate student Charlotte Herbert, who is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, has a visitor in her hair--a stick insect barrette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The thing about walking sticks is that they walk. They don't skip, run, or gallop. They walk. And they look just like the twigs from their habitat. Oh, what a camouflage! So when the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house, themed "Keep Calm and...

Graduate student Charlotte Herbert, who is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, has a visitor in her hair--a stick insect barrette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student Charlotte Herbert, who is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, has a visitor in her hair--a stick insect barrette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student Charlotte Herbert, who is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, has a visitor in her hair--a stick insect barrette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

George Alberts of Los Angeles points to a
George Alberts of Los Angeles points to a "barrette" in the hair of his friend, UC Davis entomology graduate student and Bohart volunteer Charlotte Herbert. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

George Alberts of Los Angeles points to a "barrette" in the hair of his friend, UC Davis entomology graduate student and Bohart volunteer Charlotte Herbert. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:30 PM

About Those Walking Sticks...

This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Why would anyone want to study walking sticks (stick insects)? Well, why wouldn't anyone NOT want to? That's the question we ought to ask. Enter doctoral candidate Matan Shelomi of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. He will present...

This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey

Posted on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 8:24 PM

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