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Posts Tagged: Lynn Kmsey

Bugging the Bug Bowl Team

The national champs: Jessica Gillung, Brendon Boudinot, captain Ralph Washington Jr., and Ziad Khouri. (Photo by Matthew Chism)

They answered all the questions correctly except one. And that one, they agreed, they should have known. Oops! Here's what happened: The "Bug Bowl" team, aka the Linnaean Games team from the University of California, Davis, won the national...

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016 at 5:31 PM

A Teaching Moment

Wide-eyed Ethan Fry, 5, and his sister Adi Fry, 7, of Davis, listen to graduate student Charlotte Herbert at the

How do you get your point across if you're trying to explain what a "parasitoid" is? Well, if you're the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, you do it with a family craft activity--inflating a balloon inside a balloon to...

Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 4:14 PM

Charlotte and the Walking Stick: A New Hair Barrette

Graduate student Charlotte Herbert, who is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, has a visitor in her hair--a stick insect barrette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The thing about walking sticks is that they walk. They don't skip, run, or gallop. They walk. And they look just like the twigs from their habitat. Oh, what a camouflage! So when the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house, themed "Keep Calm and...

Posted on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Hop to It!

A katydid, or

What's that hopping on our patio? At first we thought it was a grasshopper. Not! It was a katydid, sometimes called a "long-horned grasshopper," from the family Tettigoniidae (as identified by Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of...

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 10:07 PM
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