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Posts Tagged: Belize

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...

'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...

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...

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...

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...

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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