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Bohart Museum: This Bug's for You

This praying mantis, drawn by Karissa Merritt, is being colored by James Harris, 13, of Winters at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A praying mantis here. A lady beetle there. A sawtoothed-grain beetle there. Entomologist-artist Karissa Merritt kept busy at the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on “Insects and Art” last Sunday, Jan. 21 as she demonstrated...

This praying mantis, drawn by Karissa Merritt, is being colored by James Harris, 13, of Winters at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This praying mantis, drawn by Karissa Merritt, is being colored by James Harris, 13, of Winters at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This praying mantis, drawn by Karissa Merritt, is being colored by James Harris, 13, of Winters at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis student/artist Karissa Merritt talks about art with James Harris, 13, and his father, Rick Harris, who holds a master's degree in systemic entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis student/artist Karissa Merritt talks about art with James Harris, 13, and his father, Rick Harris, who holds a master's degree in systemic entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis student/artist Karissa Merritt talks about art with James Harris, 13, and his father, Rick Harris, who holds a master's degree in systemic entomology from UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Winners of the insect-themed contests at the Bohart Museum: Karissa Merritt of UC Davis, best tattoo; Jean Replicon of Mission College, Santa Clara, best attired adult; and Jasper Ott, 5, of Davis, best attired youth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Winners of the insect-themed contests at the Bohart Museum: Karissa Merritt of UC Davis, best tattoo; Jean Replicon of Mission College, Santa Clara, best attired adult; and Jasper Ott, 5, of Davis, best attired youth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Winners of the insect-themed contests at the Bohart Museum: Karissa Merritt of UC Davis, best tattoo; Jean Replicon of Mission College, Santa Clara, best attired adult; and Jasper Ott, 5, of Davis, best attired youth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

 
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