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And Now, Your California State Insect...

Egg of a California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

There's always something special going on at the Bohart Museum of Entomology on the UC Davis campus. But this Sunday, June 3, something even more special "may" occur.That's "may" because a California dogface butterfly "may" emerge from its chrysalis...

Egg of a California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)
Egg of a California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

Egg of a California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

California dogface butterfly emerging from chrysalis. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)
California dogface butterfly emerging from chrysalis. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

California dogface butterfly emerging from chrysalis. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

Newly emerged  California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)
Newly emerged California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

Newly emerged California dogface butterfly. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

Posted on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Behold the Dragonfly

William Yuen wearing dragonfly t-shirt

Some folks wear their heart on their sleeve.   Others wear a dragonfly on their chest. As part of its public outreach education program and to showcase the world of insects, the...

William Yuen wearing dragonfly t-shirt
William Yuen wearing dragonfly t-shirt

UC Davis undergraduate student William Yuen wearing his dragonfly t-shirt. He has worked part-time in the Bohart Museum of Entomology for two years. (Photo by Fran Keller)

White-belted ringtail dragonfly
White-belted ringtail dragonfly

This is the white-belted ringtail dragonfly from the Bohart Museum of Entomology poster. The poster and dragonfly t-shirts are available at the Bohart Museum, 1124 Academic Surge, UC Davis, or at http://bohart.ucdavis.edu.

Sympetrum  by Fran Keller
Sympetrum by Fran Keller

This spectacular dragonfly photo, taken by UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Fran Keller, is a Sympetrum sp. that she took in her back yard on July 28, 2007, in North Davis. This is one of her favorite photos. "This picture," she says, "shows how incredibly delicate they are and their legs so slim and yet grasping on the edge of this twig they maintain balance. The eye color reminds me of a watercolor painting and the red on the abdomen is such a contrast to the yellow spots on the thorax."

Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 3:06 PM

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