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Oh, What a (Moth) Night!

Visitors gather at the blacklighting display just outside the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Oh, what a (Moth) Night! It was a family night in more ways than one. Families who attended the Bohart Museum of Entomology's annual Moth Night last Saturday, Aug. 3, not only saw  specimens from scores of insect families inside the UC Davis...

Visitors gather at the blacklighting display just outside the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors gather at the blacklighting display just outside the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors gather at the blacklighting display just outside the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A photograph of entomologist Richard Bohart, for whom the Bohart Museum of Entomology is named, anchors this display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A photograph of entomologist Richard Bohart, for whom the Bohart Museum of Entomology is named, anchors this display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A photograph of entomologist Richard Bohart, for whom the Bohart Museum of Entomology is named, anchors this display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors read the display in the Bohart Museum hallway. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors read the display in the Bohart Museum hallway. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors read the display in the Bohart Museum hallway. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The youngsters work at coloring and stringing together cocoons for bracelets and necklaces. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The youngsters work at coloring and stringing together cocoons for bracelets and necklaces. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The youngsters work at coloring and stringing together cocoons for bracelets and necklaces. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Emma Cluff displays the giant luna moth that she and Kelly Davies created. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Emma Cluff displays the giant luna moth that she and Kelly Davies created. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Emma Cluff displays the giant luna moth that she and Kelly Davies created. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Richard Peigler, a biology professor at the University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas, donated the textiles to the Bohart Museum. It is part of its permanent collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Richard Peigler, a biology professor at the University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas, donated the textiles to the Bohart Museum. It is part of its permanent collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Richard Peigler, a biology professor at the University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas, donated the textiles to the Bohart Museum. It is part of its permanent collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a woman's dupatta (shawl) of muga silk handwoven in Assam. It is richly embroidered by hand in traditional Assamese motifs. Moth expert Richard Peigler of San Antonio, Texas, donated this piece and many others to the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a woman's dupatta (shawl) of muga silk handwoven in Assam. It is richly embroidered by hand in traditional Assamese motifs. Moth expert Richard Peigler of San Antonio, Texas, donated this piece and many others to the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a woman's dupatta (shawl) of muga silk handwoven in Assam. It is richly embroidered by hand in traditional Assamese motifs. Moth expert Richard Peigler of San Antonio, Texas, donated this piece and many others to the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith (second from left), curator of the Lepidoptera collection, answers questions from the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith (second from left), curator of the Lepidoptera collection, answers questions from the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith (second from left), curator of the Lepidoptera collection, answers questions from the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

See Silkworm Moths and Silk at the Bohart Museum of Entomology Open House

The Tussah silk moth, Antheraca pernyi, from the Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you own a silk shirt or blouse, a silk tablecloth, or a silk handkerchief, you may not have thought much about its insect origin. You will if you attend the Bohart Museum of Entomology Moth Night on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the University of California,...

The Tussah silk moth, Antheraca pernyi, from the Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Tussah silk moth, Antheraca pernyi, from the Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Tussah silk moth, Antheraca pernyi, from the Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tussah silk is displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The exhibit features a hand-woven tablecloth and a handkerchief. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tussah silk is displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The exhibit features a hand-woven tablecloth and a handkerchief. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tussah silk is displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The exhibit features a hand-woven tablecloth and a handkerchief. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

People with mulberry trees can relate to this display in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
People with mulberry trees can relate to this display in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

People with mulberry trees can relate to this display in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 8:02 PM
 
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