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Peacock Jumping Spider Goes Viral!

UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Wade Spencer practices his peacock jumping spider moves. (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)
UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Wade Spencer practices his peacock jumping spider moves. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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)
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)

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)

Posted on Friday, October 30, 2015 at 4:42 PM

Pardon Me, There's Something on Your Shoulder!

A Madagascar hissing cockroach rides the shoulder of Wade Spencer, entomology major at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pardon me, there's something on your shoulder! And yes, there was. A Madagasar hissing cockroach was one of the critters that UC Davis entomology major Wade Spencer showed to guests at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house last Saturday during the...

A Madagascar hissing cockroach rides the shoulder of Wade Spencer, entomology major at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Madagascar hissing cockroach rides the shoulder of Wade Spencer, entomology major at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Madagascar hissing cockroach rides the shoulder of Wade Spencer, entomology major at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Vedder Wright Jr. of Davis photographs a Madagascar hissing cockroach at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. His father was a friend of the museum founder,  noted entomologist Richard Bohart. The Celeste Turner Wright Hall is named for his mother, the first female English professor at UC Davis. It  houses the Department of Theatre and Dance. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Vedder Wright Jr. of Davis photographs a Madagascar hissing cockroach at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. His father was a friend of the museum founder, noted entomologist Richard Bohart. The Celeste Turner Wright Hall is named for his mother, the first female English professor at UC Davis. It houses the Department of Theatre and Dance. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Vedder Wright Jr. of Davis photographs a Madagascar hissing cockroach at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. His father was a friend of the museum founder, noted entomologist Richard Bohart. The Celeste Turner Wright Hall is named for his mother, the first female English professor at UC Davis. It houses the Department of Theatre and Dance. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 6:16 PM

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