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Entomologists Know How to Bug Ya!

Up, up the steps to Briggs Hall, where the bugs are. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a bug worth? That question was neither asked nor answered at the 103rd annual UC Davis Picnic Day, a campuswide open house, held April 22, but just about everything else was! Let's take a look back at all...

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Up, up the steps to Briggs Hall, where the bugs are. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A crowd circulates around the maggot art tables, where participants could dip a maggot into non-toxic, water-based paint, let it crawl around, and create art.
Maggot art--Picasso would have been proud? Take a piece of paper, dip a maggot into non-toxic, water-based paint, and let it crawl around to create art. No maggots were harmed in the making of the art.
Entomologist Steve Dreistadt of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) answers insect questions.
Anne Schellman of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM)relays information about the program.
Insect specimens drew lots of interest at Briggs Hall. (Most of the insect specimens--nearly eight million--are at the Bohart Museum of Entomology)
Entomology graduate student Ralph Washington Jr., holds forth as "The Bug Doctor." The doctor was always in, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey holds forth as "Dr. Death," answering forensic questions. At the microscope next to him is nematologist Corwin Parker.
Maia Lundy, president of the UC Davis Entomology Club, creates a face painting. She drew scores of monarch butterflies and caterpillars.
Graduate student Brendon Boudinot, chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Picnic Day Committee, poses in one of the popular cutout boards.
Spectators root for their favorite cockroach. No one asked "Can I take one home?"

Up, up the steps to Briggs Hall, where the bugs are. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Up, up the steps to Briggs Hall, where the bugs are. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Up, up the steps to Briggs Hall, where the bugs are. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A crowd circulates around the maggot art tables, where participants could dip a maggot into non-toxic, water-based paint, let it crawl around, and create art.
A crowd circulates around the maggot art tables, where participants could dip a maggot into non-toxic, water-based paint, let it crawl around, and create art.

A crowd circulates around the maggot art tables, where participants could dip a maggot into non-toxic, water-based paint, let it crawl around, and create art.

Maggot art--Picasso would have been proud? Take a piece of paper, dip a maggot into non-toxic, water-based paint, and let it crawl around to create art. No maggots were harmed in the making of the art.
Maggot art--Picasso would have been proud? Take a piece of paper, dip a maggot into non-toxic, water-based paint, and let it crawl around to create art. No maggots were harmed in the making of the art.

Maggot art--Picasso would have been proud? Take a piece of paper, dip a maggot into non-toxic, water-based paint, and let it crawl around to create art. No maggots were harmed in the making of the art.

Entomologist Steve Dreistadt of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) answers insect questions.
Entomologist Steve Dreistadt of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) answers insect questions.

Entomologist Steve Dreistadt of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) answers insect questions.

Anne Schellman of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM)relays information about the program.
Anne Schellman of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM)relays information about the program.

Anne Schellman of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM)relays information about the program.

Insect specimens drew lots of interest at Briggs Hall. (Most of the insect specimens--nearly eight million--are at the Bohart Museum of Entomology)
Insect specimens drew lots of interest at Briggs Hall. (Most of the insect specimens--nearly eight million--are at the Bohart Museum of Entomology)

Insect specimens drew lots of interest at Briggs Hall. (Most of the insect specimens--nearly eight million--are at the Bohart Museum of Entomology)

Entomology graduate student Ralph Washington Jr., holds forth as
Entomology graduate student Ralph Washington Jr., holds forth as "The Bug Doctor." The doctor was always in, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Entomology graduate student Ralph Washington Jr., holds forth as "The Bug Doctor." The doctor was always in, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey holds forth as
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey holds forth as "Dr. Death," answering forensic questions. At the microscope next to him is nematologist Corwin Parker.

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey holds forth as "Dr. Death," answering forensic questions. At the microscope next to him is nematologist Corwin Parker.

Maia Lundy, president of the UC Davis Entomology Club, creates a face painting. She drew scores of monarch butterflies and caterpillars.
Maia Lundy, president of the UC Davis Entomology Club, creates a face painting. She drew scores of monarch butterflies and caterpillars.

Maia Lundy, president of the UC Davis Entomology Club, creates a face painting. She drew scores of monarch butterflies and caterpillars.

Graduate student Brendon Boudinot, chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Picnic Day Committee, poses in one of the popular cutout boards.
Graduate student Brendon Boudinot, chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Picnic Day Committee, poses in one of the popular cutout boards.

Graduate student Brendon Boudinot, chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Picnic Day Committee, poses in one of the popular cutout boards.

Spectators root for their favorite cockroach. No one asked
Spectators root for their favorite cockroach. No one asked "Can I take one home?"

Spectators root for their favorite cockroach. No one asked "Can I take one home?"

There's a Black Widow Spider in the Parade!

UC Davis Entomology Club members with the black widow spider float are (from left) Darian Dungey, James Fong, Chloe Shott (partially shown), Ben Maples (partially shown) James Heydon,   Maia Lundy, Diego Rivera. Lundy is the president of the club. (Photo by Melissa Cruz)

The venomous black widow spider (Latrodectus hesperus) is usually found in and around wood piles, beneath stones and rubble, and in cluttered areas of basements, sheds and garages. It can strike fear in the hearts of non-biologists. Sometimes it's found...

UC Davis Entomology Club members with the black widow spider float are (from left) Darian Dungey, James Fong, Chloe Shott (partially shown), Ben Maples (partially shown) James Heydon,   Maia Lundy, Diego Rivera. Lundy is the president of the club. (Photo by Melissa Cruz)
UC Davis Entomology Club members with the black widow spider float are (from left) Darian Dungey, James Fong, Chloe Shott (partially shown), Ben Maples (partially shown) James Heydon, Maia Lundy, Diego Rivera. Lundy is the president of the club. (Photo by Melissa Cruz)

UC Davis Entomology Club members with the black widow spider float are (from left) Darian Dungey, James Fong, Chloe Shott (partially shown), Ben Maples (partially shown) James Heydon, Maia Lundy, Diego Rivera. Lundy is the president of the club. (Photo by Melissa Cruz)

UC Davis Entomology Club members
UC Davis Entomology Club members "walk" the black widow spider in the UC Davis Picnic Day Parade. From left are Eliza Litsey, Ben Maples (in spider abdomen), Chloe Shott (in spider cephalothorax), Darian Dungey (holding sign), James Heydon, James Fong (in bee costume), Crystal Homicz, and Diego Rivera. (Photo by Melissa Cruz)

UC Davis Entomology Club members "walk" the black widow spider in the UC Davis Picnic Day Parade. From left are Eliza Litsey, Ben Maples (in spider abdomen), Chloe Shott (in spider cephalothorax), Darian Dungey (holding sign), James Heydon, James Fong (in bee costume), Crystal Homicz, and Diego Rivera. (Photo by Melissa Cruz)

Following the parade, the black widow spider was showcased in front of Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Following the parade, the black widow spider was showcased in front of Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Following the parade, the black widow spider was showcased in front of Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A young child stares at the black widow spider in front of Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A young child stares at the black widow spider in front of Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A young child stares at the black widow spider in front of Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 5:32 PM

Wouldn't You Like to Be a Long-Horned Beetle?

UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier as a cerambycidae beetle (long-horned beetle). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You just can't beat those Halloween costumes at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's annual membership party. By now, you've probably seen the peacock jumping spider costume created and worn by UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Wade...

UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier as a cerambycidae beetle (long-horned beetle). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier as a cerambycidae beetle (long-horned beetle). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier as a cerambycidae beetle (long-horned beetle). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Benjamin Maples as a praying mantis.  At right is graduate student Ziad Khouri. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Benjamin Maples as a praying mantis. At right is graduate student Ziad Khouri. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Benjamin Maples as a praying mantis. At right is graduate student Ziad Khouri. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis faculy member/forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey in his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis faculy member/forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey in his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis faculy member/forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey in his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The look-a-likes: (from left) entomology undergraduate student Maia Lundy and entomology graduate Alex Nguyen,  and graduate student Joel Hernandez and UC Davis alumnus Melissa Cruz as lumberjacks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The look-a-likes: (from left) entomology undergraduate student Maia Lundy and entomology graduate Alex Nguyen, and graduate student Joel Hernandez and UC Davis alumnus Melissa Cruz as lumberjacks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The look-a-likes: (from left) entomology undergraduate student Maia Lundy and entomology graduate Alex Nguyen, and graduate student Joel Hernandez and UC Davis alumnus Melissa Cruz as lumberjacks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 2, 2015 at 6:19 PM
 
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