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Ready for Moth Night at UC Davis?

These are Atlas moths (Attacus atlas), found in the rain forests of Asia. This moth has a wingspan that can measure 10 to 11 inches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Are you ready to celebrate Moth Night at the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis? Mark your calendar for 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 21. That's when the Bohart Museum will join forces with National Moth Week,...

These are Atlas moths (Attacus atlas), found in the rain forests of Asia. This moth has a wingspan that can measure 10 to 11 inches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These are Atlas moths (Attacus atlas), found in the rain forests of Asia. This moth has a wingspan that can measure 10 to 11 inches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These are Atlas moths (Attacus atlas), found in the rain forests of Asia. This moth has a wingspan that can measure 10 to 11 inches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a pterophorid plume moth, family Pterophoridae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a pterophorid plume moth, family Pterophoridae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a pterophorid plume moth, family Pterophoridae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a white-lined sphinx moth (Hyles lineata). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a white-lined sphinx moth (Hyles lineata). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a white-lined sphinx moth (Hyles lineata). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The wax moth enters beehives at night and lays its eggs. These are wax moth larvae (with a few hive beetles). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The wax moth enters beehives at night and lays its eggs. These are wax moth larvae (with a few hive beetles). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The wax moth enters beehives at night and lays its eggs. These are wax moth larvae (with a few hive beetles). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Other Critters Will 'Share the Love' at California Honey Festival, Too!

Not just honey bees will be featured at the California Honey Festival. The Bohart Museum will show scores of bee specimens, including the black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's not just honey bees that will "share the love" Saturday, May 5 at the second annual California Honey Festival. Although the festival, set from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Woodland, focuses on honey bees--they're the pollinators that produce...

Not just honey bees will be featured at the California Honey Festival. The Bohart Museum will show scores of bee specimens, including the black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Not just honey bees will be featured at the California Honey Festival. The Bohart Museum will show scores of bee specimens, including the black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Not just honey bees will be featured at the California Honey Festival. The Bohart Museum will show scores of bee specimens, including the black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Spiders will draw attention at the California Honey Festival. A UC Davis class will discuss how spiders hunt. This is a cellar spider that nailed a honey bee and is wrapping it for later consumption. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Spiders will draw attention at the California Honey Festival. A UC Davis class will discuss how spiders hunt. This is a cellar spider that nailed a honey bee and is wrapping it for later consumption. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Spiders will draw attention at the California Honey Festival. A UC Davis class will discuss how spiders hunt. This is a cellar spider that nailed a honey bee and is wrapping it for later consumption. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum of Entomology's display of bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum of Entomology's display of bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum of Entomology's display of bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In the News: Hammock and Zhang Labs Target Obesity-Enhanced Colon Cancer

Bruce Hammock is a UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology with a joint appointment at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bruce Hammock, a distinguished professor of entomology with the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology who holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, kept busy today--along with his colleagues--answering news media...

Bruce Hammock is a UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology with a joint appointment at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bruce Hammock is a UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology with a joint appointment at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bruce Hammock is a UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology with a joint appointment at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Co-authors Bruce Hammock (center) with Jun Yang (left), a lead co-author and Sung Hee Hwang. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Co-authors Bruce Hammock (center) with Jun Yang (left), a lead co-author and Sung Hee Hwang. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Co-authors Bruce Hammock (center) with Jun Yang (left), a lead co-author and Sung Hee Hwang. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Health Innovation

'Belize Bioblitz' at the Bohart on Sunday, Sept. 18

An orchid bee heads for wintergreen oil. This photo was taken during the Bohart Museum's collection trip to Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)

The "Belize Biobliz for the Bohart" was an un-believable trip! A group of scientists associated with the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, journeyed to Belize last summer to add to the Bohart Museum's global collection of insects. The group...

An orchid bee heads for wintergreen oil. This photo was taken during the Bohart Museum's collection trip to Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)
An orchid bee heads for wintergreen oil. This photo was taken during the Bohart Museum's collection trip to Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)

An orchid bee heads for wintergreen oil. This photo was taken during the Bohart Museum's collection trip to Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)

Davis teen Mark deVries (his mother Fran Keller co-led the Belize trip) pins a moth in Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)
Davis teen Mark deVries (his mother Fran Keller co-led the Belize trip) pins a moth in Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)

Davis teen Mark deVries (his mother Fran Keller co-led the Belize trip) pins a moth in Belize. (Photo by Fran Keller)

This is a large moth that visited the blacklighting set-up. (Photo by Fran Keller)
This is a large moth that visited the blacklighting set-up. (Photo by Fran Keller)

This is a large moth that visited the blacklighting set-up. (Photo by Fran Keller)

The Bohart Museum crew participates on its first hike in Belize, led by Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller. (Photo by Fran Keller)
The Bohart Museum crew participates on its first hike in Belize, led by Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller. (Photo by Fran Keller)

The Bohart Museum crew participates on its first hike in Belize, led by Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller. (Photo by Fran Keller)

Sacramento City College professor Dave Wyatt and Folsom Lake College assistant professor Fran Keller, co-leaders of the Belize expedition, show some of the insects collected on the Belize trip. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)
Sacramento City College professor Dave Wyatt and Folsom Lake College assistant professor Fran Keller, co-leaders of the Belize expedition, show some of the insects collected on the Belize trip. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

Sacramento City College professor Dave Wyatt and Folsom Lake College assistant professor Fran Keller, co-leaders of the Belize expedition, show some of the insects collected on the Belize trip. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 6:55 PM

'Insects Unlocked': How You Can Make It Happen

Alex Wild's portrait of a Mexican honey wasp, San Antonio, Texas. This public domain image is among the images in the newly launched

If you've ever wanted free access to incredible macro images of insects and spiders, this is it. Images of arthropods in the public domain that you can download. Free. For. All. Noted insect photographer/entomologist Alex Wild, curator of entomology...

Alex Wild's portrait of a Mexican honey wasp, San Antonio, Texas. This public domain image is among the images in the newly launched
Alex Wild's portrait of a Mexican honey wasp, San Antonio, Texas. This public domain image is among the images in the newly launched "Insects Unlocked" Project. Donations are being accepted to make it all happen.

Alex Wild's portrait of a Mexican honey wasp, San Antonio, Texas. This public domain image is among the images in the newly launched "Insects Unlocked" Project. Donations are being accepted to make it all happen.

Alex Wild's image of a Californian Pseudomyrmex twig ant.  This is one of the images in
Alex Wild's image of a Californian Pseudomyrmex twig ant. This is one of the images in "Insects Unlocked."

Alex Wild's image of a Californian Pseudomyrmex twig ant. This is one of the images in "Insects Unlocked."

This is Alex Wild's image of a paper wasp stinger, Polistes carolina, in Texas.
This is Alex Wild's image of a paper wasp stinger, Polistes carolina, in Texas.

This is Alex Wild's image of a paper wasp stinger, Polistes carolina, in Texas. istes Carolina wasp.

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 5:45 PM
 
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