A finger points to a beetle specimen in a display case.

R. M. Bohart Museum of Entomology

The R. M. Bohart Museum of Entomology founded in 1946, is located on the UC Davis campus. The museum is dedicated to teaching, research and service. We have the seventh largest insect collection in North America, which is worldwide in coverage. The collection holdings total more than seven million specimens, and focus on terrestrial and fresh water invertebrates. The museum is also home of the California Insect Survey, a storehouse of the insect biodiversity of California’s deserts, mountains, coast and great central valley.

Contact Information

1124 Academic Surge Building
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Phone: 530-752-0493