Posts Tagged: Bohart Museum Society
Do locusts browse computer dating sites, trying to find a match made in heaven? They do. Just check out the Bohart Museum of Entomology's newly published calendar. "Mr. January" is a locust sitting quite comfortably in a chair--a swivel chair at...
This is the illustration that Karissa Merritt, UC Davis entomology major and artist, created for the Bohart Museum of Entomology calendar for the month of January. The calendar is available to the public for $12.
This banded-winged grasshopper--family Acrididae, subfamily Oedipodinae--apparently has little interest in checking out dating sites on the computer. Kathy Keatley Garvey captured this image on the UC Davis campus in September 2011; identification by Bohart senior museum scientist Steve Heydon.
If you're into insects--who isn't?--and want to support the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, here's how: join the Bohart Museum Society, the supporting arm of the museum. The Bohart Museum, located in Room 1124 of the...
A Peruvian walking stick changes hands among children visiting the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey, a professor of entomology at UC Davis, directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
How many insects are there? The scientists at the Bohart Museum of Entomology will tell you. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)