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How to Make an Insect Collection

Robber fly staring at the photographer. A robber fly is one of many insects that students use in

It's that time of year again. Teachers ask their students to make an insect collection. The project is considered a "rite of passage." However, often the students--whether they be middle school, high school or college level--don't know where to...

Robber fly staring at the photographer. A robber fly is one of many insects that students use in
Robber fly staring at the photographer. A robber fly is one of many insects that students use in "How to Make an Insect Collection." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Robber fly staring at the photographer. A robber fly is one of many insects that students use in "How to Make an Insect Collection." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 5:08 PM

Learn How to Make an Insect Collection--Online and During UC Davis Picnic Day

If you're interesting in collecting insects, stop by Briggs Hall on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn how to make an insect collection. Here a leafcutter bee is targeting a Gulf Fritillary butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So, you want to make an insect collection? How do you begin? Where do you start? Distinguished Professor James R. Carey of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology led a class on how to do just that several years ago.  Under his...

If you're interesting in collecting insects, stop by Briggs Hall on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn how to make an insect collection. Here a leafcutter bee is targeting a Gulf Fritillary butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If you're interesting in collecting insects, stop by Briggs Hall on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn how to make an insect collection. Here a leafcutter bee is targeting a Gulf Fritillary butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're interesting in collecting insects, stop by Briggs Hall on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn how to make an insect collection. Here a leafcutter bee is targeting a Gulf Fritillary butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum of Entomology associate Jeff Smith spreads the wings of a tiger moth, Ctenucha rubroscapus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum of Entomology associate Jeff Smith spreads the wings of a tiger moth, Ctenucha rubroscapus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum of Entomology associate Jeff Smith spreads the wings of a tiger moth, Ctenucha rubroscapus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:38 PM

And All Within 10 Minutes

Graduate Students

When you were first asked/requested/urged/required to make an insect collection, where did you go for information? How did you learn how to collect, display and preserve insects? If you look on the Internet, you'll find a few videos, but none as...

Graduate Students
Graduate Students

ENTOMOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENTS Amy Morice and James Harwood check out a camera. They were among the students in James R. Carey's class on "How to Make an Insect Collection." The video clips are now posted on the UC Davis Department of Entomology website. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Joseline Saldivar
Joseline Saldivar

NET ACTION--UC Davis student Joseline Saldivar practices for a video clip on "How to Make an Insect Collection." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 6:07 PM
 
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