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Oh, the Bugs They Saw at the Bohart!

Jordan Bailey, a student in Fran Keller's class at Folsom Lake College, holds a walking stick for extra credit. At right is Keller, an assistant professor and Bohart associate. She received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, hosted an open house showcasing specimens collected last summer in Belize, attendees came from far and wide, from senior citizens to pre-schoolers. Bohart associate Fran Keller, an assistant professor at...

Jordan Bailey, a student in Fran Keller's class at Folsom Lake College, holds a walking stick for extra credit. At right is Keller, an assistant professor and Bohart associate. She received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jordan Bailey, a student in Fran Keller's class at Folsom Lake College, holds a walking stick for extra credit. At right is Keller, an assistant professor and Bohart associate. She received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jordan Bailey, a student in Fran Keller's class at Folsom Lake College, holds a walking stick for extra credit. At right is Keller, an assistant professor and Bohart associate. She received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Milo Kovet, a student in Fran Keller's class at Folsom Lake College, watches as his daughter, Paschela Kovet, 8, holds a tarantula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Milo Kovet, a student in Fran Keller's class at Folsom Lake College, watches as his daughter, Paschela Kovet, 8, holds a tarantula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Milo Kovet, a student in Fran Keller's class at Folsom Lake College, watches as his daughter, Paschela Kovet, 8, holds a tarantula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noah Crockette, 17, of Davis, participated on the Belize tour and answered questions from the crowd at the Bohart open house. He won a grant to study beetles in Belize. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noah Crockette, 17, of Davis, participated on the Belize tour and answered questions from the crowd at the Bohart open house. He won a grant to study beetles in Belize. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noah Crockette, 17, of Davis, participated on the Belize tour and answered questions from the crowd at the Bohart open house. He won a grant to study beetles in Belize. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A donation to the Bohart: Esther and Gordon Schmierer (center) of Lodi donated Esther's specimens that she collected in 1973-73 while living in Belize. Flanking them are David Wyatt, professor, Sacramento City College, and Fran Keller, assistant professor, Folsom Lake College, who led the collection trip to Belize last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A donation to the Bohart: Esther and Gordon Schmierer (center) of Lodi donated Esther's specimens that she collected in 1973-73 while living in Belize. Flanking them are David Wyatt, professor, Sacramento City College, and Fran Keller, assistant professor, Folsom Lake College, who led the collection trip to Belize last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A donation to the Bohart: Esther and Gordon Schmierer (center) of Lodi donated Esther's specimens that she collected in 1973-73 while living in Belize. Flanking them are David Wyatt, professor, Sacramento City College, and Fran Keller, assistant professor, Folsom Lake College, who led the collection trip to Belize last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A young boy peruses a book as a crowd gathers in the Bohart Museum gift shop, which is open year around. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A young boy peruses a book as a crowd gathers in the Bohart Museum gift shop, which is open year around. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A young boy peruses a book as a crowd gathers in the Bohart Museum gift shop, which is open year around. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These are some of the insects collected during the Belize trip last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These are some of the insects collected during the Belize trip last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These are some of the insects collected during the Belize trip last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the Bohart open houses,there are family activities. Here Echo Valor, 8, of Rio Linda, makes a button with assistance from his mother, Nika Valor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
At the Bohart open houses,there are family activities. Here Echo Valor, 8, of Rio Linda, makes a button with assistance from his mother, Nika Valor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the Bohart open houses,there are family activities. Here Echo Valor, 8, of Rio Linda, makes a button with assistance from his mother, Nika Valor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 5:33 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 (6), Belize (5), David Wyatt (4), Fran Keller (37), insects (49)
 
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