Bug Fair http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/75/all en Rare Nine-spotted Ladybug Found in L.A.! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/rare-nine-spotted-ladybug-found-la <p>During Bug Fair, I found a ladybug in the Museum&rsquo;s Nature Gardens, that didn&rsquo;t look familiar. It didn&rsquo;t have any spots, but it somehow looked different than all the other no-spotted ladybugs I&rsquo;d seen before. I took its photo, posted it to our <a href="http://www.inaturalist.org/projects/nature-gardens-survey-nhm-los-angeles" target="_blank">Nature Gardens Survey</a> on<em> iNaturalist</em>, and then totally forgot about it.</p> <p><em>Nine-spotted ladybug, photo taken by Harsi Parker</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/rare-nine-spotted-ladybug-found-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/rare-nine-spotted-ladybug-found-la#comments Bug Fair Claremont First Fridays Harsi Parker ladybug Ladybugs Lost Ladybug Project Nature Gardens nine-spotted ladybug Richard Smart Blog Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:19:58 +0000 Richard Smart 872 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Kindergartner Finds Greater Yellow Underwing Moth on North Campus http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/kindergartner-finds-greater-yellow-underwing-moth-north-campus <p>This past weekend the Museum hosted the 26th annual Bug Fair. Over the course of 72 hours, more than 10,000 people visited us. These lucky visitors got to see, do, and taste many things. At Curator of Entomology Brian Brown's table, visitors were able to see the world's smallest fly from Thailand (oh and it just happens to be a brand new species in the genus <i>Euryplatea</i>). On our insect stage, they could meet Western Exterminator's bed bug sniffing dogs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/kindergartner-finds-greater-yellow-underwing-moth-north-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/kindergartner-finds-greater-yellow-underwing-moth-north-campus#comments Brian Brown Bug Fair Citizen Science David George Gordon David Gracer Entomophagy Greater Yellow Underwing Home Garden moth Noctua pronuba the Bug Chef Vanessa Vobis Blog Sat, 26 May 2012 02:52:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 695 at http://www.nhm.org/nature