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The Amazing Art of Entomologists

This stunning praying mantis illustration is the work of Ivana Li, UC Davis entomologist and artist. It  will be among the art displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Jan. 21.

Oh, that praying mantis! Oh, that jumping spider! When you attend the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Sunday, Jan. 21, featuring insect art, you will find art so intricate and so breathtaking that you may change your career...

Posted on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 5:39 PM

It's Butterfly Heaven at the Bohart Museum

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly/moth collection at the Bohart Museum, enjoys sharing knowledge about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterfly heaven! Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the butterfly and moth collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, is in butterfly heaven. And even more so now--he just returned from a collecting trip to Belize with his colleagues...

Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 2:25 PM

This Artist Works with Hornet Nest Paper

This is part of the trilogy of wall pieces created by artist Ann Savageau, professor emerita, UC Davis Department of Design. Her materials: hornet nest paper.

Most people avoid a hornet's nest. Not environmental artist Ann Savageau; the retired UC Davis Department of Design professor creates art from hornet nest paper. "I began using hornet nest paper back in Ann Arbor, Mich. in the early 1990s," said...

A UC Davis Exhibition: Exploring the Relationship Between People and Insects

This image of honey bees by Alex Wild will be part of the Jan. 8-April 22 exhibition,

Insects as art! The shapes, the colors...Bees, beetles, butterflies... Capture images of the bees, create sculptures from beetle galleries, and depict insect motifs on clothing... Don't miss the unique exhibition, It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design,...

Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 5:00 PM

How to Have a Bugworthy Holiday and Beyond

You can buy honey for your honey or for yourself from the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. Pictured are  orange blossom honey, wildflower honey and corinader (cilantro) honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So you're looking for a suitable bugworthy holiday gift. You're in luck. UC Davis has you covered. Want to buy the Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel? Check.Want to buy honey (wildflower, orange blossom, coriander)? Check.Want insect/floral photography...

Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 4:23 PM

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