They got here to study wasps–“The Bizarre and Fantastic Wasps”–at the current open home hosted by the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis Division of Entomology and Nematology.
They realized about such wasps because the Asian large hornet (aka “homicide hornets”), pteromalids, and fig wasps. However in addition they realized about different bugs, together with butterflies, moths, beetles, cockroaches, and Jerusalem crickets, whereas chatting one-on-one with scientists.
Among the many scientists collaborating was postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who research flies. At his station, a sequence of bugs flashed on the display screen as he shared info and fielded questions.
Korneyev, a researcher with the Nationwide Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Division of Basic and Utilized Entomology, Kyiv, Ukraine, accepted a joint postdoctoral place with the UC Davis Division of Entomology and the California Division of Meals and Agriculture (CDFA) in September 2020. He joined the laboratory of Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, and the laboratory of Stephen Gaimari, Pest Diagnostics Department, California Division of Meals and Agriculture.
A member of the Ukrainian Entomological Society and the Entomological Society of America, Korneyev specializes within the systematics and taxonomy of the true fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). His experience contains morphological and molecular diagnostics, assortment administration, and the sector accumulating of bugs. Korneyev is the lead writer of “Phylogeny of the Genus Tephritis Latreille, 1804 (Diptera: Tephritidae),” printed in Might 2020 in Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny. Gaimari is without doubt one of the co-authors.
Korneyev holds a doctorate in entomology (2016) from the I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Nationwide Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He acquired each his bachelor’s diploma and his grasp’s diploma in zoology, with honors, from Taras Shevchenko Nationwide College of Kyiv. Korneyev served as a 2017-2018 Fulbright scholar with the Analysis and Improvement Program. Michigan State College, East Lansing. He speaks his native tongue, Ukrainian, in addition to English and Russian.
The Bohart Museum, situated in Room 1124 of the Educational Surge Constructing, 455 Crocker Lane, homes a world assortment of eight million insect specimens. It is also house to a reside “petting zoo,” comprised of Madagascar hissing cockroaches, stick bugs and tarantulas; and an insect-themed present store, which incorporates t-shirts, sweatshirts, jewellery, books, posters and different gadgets. The present store is open all year-around and can also be on-line.
The insect museum is open to the general public Monday by way of Thursday, from 9 a.m. to midday and from 1 to five p.m., besides holidays. (See schedule). Extra info is on the market on the web site at https://bohart.ucdavis.edu or by contacting email@example.com.
The following Bohart open home, themed “Bugs, Artwork and Tradition,” will happen from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15. This occasion is a part of Spirit Week (Oct. 10-16) for Aggie college students, mother and father and alumni, however all are welcome. (See listing of different fall particular occasions on the Bohart web site or on the UC Davis Division of Entomology and Nematology web site.)