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Bugs from Belize in the Bohart

Professors Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller in Belize on their collection trip. They will be showing some of their insect specimens Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the campuswide Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

Talk about alliteration. "Bugs from Belize in the Bohart." It doesn't get any more bugly than that. That would be the exhibit at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. It's part of the seventh annual Biodiversity Museum Day, an all-day event set from 9...

Professors Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller in Belize on their collection trip. They will be showing some of their insect specimens Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the campuswide Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)
Professors Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller in Belize on their collection trip. They will be showing some of their insect specimens Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the campuswide Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

Professors Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller in Belize on their collection trip. They will be showing some of their insect specimens Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the campuswide Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

These are some of the insects collected in Belize on a collection trip led by Professors David Wyatt of Sacramento City College and Fran Keller of Folsom Lake College. (Photo by Fran Keller)
These are some of the insects collected in Belize on a collection trip led by Professors David Wyatt of Sacramento City College and Fran Keller of Folsom Lake College. (Photo by Fran Keller)

These are some of the insects collected in Belize on a collection trip led by Professors David Wyatt of Sacramento City College and Fran Keller of Folsom Lake College. (Photo by Fran Keller)

Many insects collected in Belize now have a home at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. From left are Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College, and collectors  Darian Dungey of Concord, a UC Davis graduate in entomology, and Noah Crockette of Davis, community college student. Some of their insect specimens are shown. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Many insects collected in Belize now have a home at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. From left are Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College, and collectors Darian Dungey of Concord, a UC Davis graduate in entomology, and Noah Crockette of Davis, community college student. Some of their insect specimens are shown. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Many insects collected in Belize now have a home at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. From left are Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College, and collectors Darian Dungey of Concord, a UC Davis graduate in entomology, and Noah Crockette of Davis, Sacramento City College student. Some of their insect specimens are shown. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The collectors in Belize! All are wearing matching shirts; image taken in August 2017. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)
The collectors in Belize! All are wearing matching shirts; image taken in August 2017. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

The collectors in Belize! All are wearing matching shirts; image taken in August 2017. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

'Belize Bioblitz' at the Bohart on Sunday, Sept. 18

An orchid bee heads for wintergreen oil. This photo was taken during the Bohart Museum's collection trip to Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)

The "Belize Biobliz for the Bohart" was an un-believable trip! A group of scientists associated with the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, journeyed to Belize last summer to add to the Bohart Museum's global collection of insects. The group...

An orchid bee heads for wintergreen oil. This photo was taken during the Bohart Museum's collection trip to Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)
An orchid bee heads for wintergreen oil. This photo was taken during the Bohart Museum's collection trip to Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)

An orchid bee heads for wintergreen oil. This photo was taken during the Bohart Museum's collection trip to Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)

Davis teen Mark deVries (his mother Fran Keller co-led the Belize trip) pins a moth in Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)
Davis teen Mark deVries (his mother Fran Keller co-led the Belize trip) pins a moth in Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)

Davis teen Mark deVries (his mother Fran Keller co-led the Belize trip) pins a moth in Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)

This is a large moth that visited the blacklighting set-up. (Photo by Fran Keller)
This is a large moth that visited the blacklighting set-up. (Photo by Fran Keller)

This is a large moth that visited the blacklighting set-up. (Photo by Fran Keller)

The Bohart Museum crew participates on its first hike in Belize, led by Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller. (Photo by Fran Keller)
The Bohart Museum crew participates on its first hike in Belize, led by Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller. (Photo by Fran Keller)

The Bohart Museum crew participates on its first hike in Belize, led by Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller. (Photo by Fran Keller)

Sacramento City College professor Dave Wyatt and Folsom Lake College assistant professor Fran Keller, co-leaders of the Belize expedition, show some of the insects collected on the Belize trip. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)
Sacramento City College professor Dave Wyatt and Folsom Lake College assistant professor Fran Keller, co-leaders of the Belize expedition, show some of the insects collected on the Belize trip. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

Sacramento City College professor Dave Wyatt and Folsom Lake College assistant professor Fran Keller, co-leaders of the Belize expedition, show some of the insects collected on the Belize trip. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 6:55 PM

An Un-Bee-Lievable Summer at Belize: Bohart Open House on Sunday, Sept. 18

Entomologist Jeff Smith (center) who curates the moth and butterfly collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology,   talks about butterflies at the Bohart's Belize summer expedition. (Photo by Steve Heydon)

You will not bee-lieve what a group of scientists affiliated with the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, found last summer in Belize. They brought back some 100,000 specimens, ranging from stunning orchid bees to spectacular morpho butterflies, to...

Entomologist Jeff Smith (center) who curates the moth and butterfly collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology,   talks about butterflies at the Bohart's Belize summer expedition. (Photo by Steve Heydon)
Entomologist Jeff Smith (center) who curates the moth and butterfly collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, talks about butterflies at the Bohart's Belize summer expedition. (Photo by Steve Heydon)

Entomologist Jeff Smith (center) who curates the moth and butterfly collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, talks about butterflies at the Bohart's Belize summer expedition. (Photo by Steve Heydon)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology holds some of the specimens collected in Belize. He participated in the collection expedition.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology holds some of the specimens collected in Belize. He participated in the collection expedition.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology holds some of the specimens collected in Belize. He participated in the collection expedition.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 3:41 PM

Bohart Bioblitz in Belize!

Entomologists David Wyatt and Fran Keller pose for a photo in Belize.

They're calling it "Bohart Belize Bioblitz," or "B-cubed" or "B to the 3." It's an insect collecting trip to Belize for the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. Praised by entomologists for its insect diversity, Belize is a rain-forested country on...

Entomologists David Wyatt and Fran Keller pose for a photo in Belize.
Entomologists David Wyatt and Fran Keller pose for a photo in Belize.

Entomologists David Wyatt and Fran Keller pose for a photo in Belize.

Those who will join the June 20-July 1 collecting trip to Belize gathered for a pre-trip meeting and pizza party on June 1 in the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Those who will join the June 20-July 1 collecting trip to Belize gathered for a pre-trip meeting and pizza party on June 1 in the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Those who will join the June 20-July 1 collecting trip to Belize gathered for a pre-trip meeting and pizza party on June 1 in the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Some of the insects collected on the 2015 Bohart Museum trip to Belize. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Some of the insects collected on the 2015 Bohart Museum trip to Belize. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Some of the insects collected on the 2015 Bohart Museum trip to Belize. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 4:22 PM

Cataloging Insect and Bat Diversity in Belize

Fran Keller chasing dragonflies. (Photo by Alex Wild)

A unique effort to raise funds to collect insects in the biodiversity hotspot of Belize—which would result in specimens for the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, among other goals-- is galloping into the home...

Fran Keller chasing dragonflies. (Photo by Alex Wild)
Fran Keller chasing dragonflies. (Photo by Alex Wild)

Fran Keller chasing dragonflies. (Photo by Alex Wild)

David Wyatt with a ringtail.
David Wyatt with a ringtail.

David Wyatt with a ringtail.

Posted on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6:15 PM
Tags: bats (1), Belize (5), David Wyatt (3), Fran Keller (5), insects (2)
 
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