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Fourth Annual Photocontest - Winning Photos
The following photos were chosen for the covers of 2009 issues of
The Canadian Entomologist and the Bulletin



Photo by Pat MacKay

The lady beetle Anatis labiculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) feeding on an adult Uroleucon rudbeckiae (Hemiptera: Aphididae).



Photo by Steve Marshall

The thistle gall fly, Urophora cardui (Diptera: Tephritidae), was introduced from Europe to North America for the control of Canada thistle, Cirsium arvense.






Photo by Dion Manastyrski

Male Douglas-fir seed chalcid, Megastigmus spermotrophus (Hymenoptera: Torymidae).



Photo by Joanne Bovee

A mason wasp, probably Ancistrocerus sp. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae).






Photo by Alicia Leroux

A burnet moth, Zygaena sp. (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae) on knapweed.






Photo by Kenna MacKenzie

Checking weevil traps in strawberries.





Photo by Brian Klinkenberg

Misumena vatia (Araneae: Thomisidae) mating and dining on a dance fly (Diptera: Empididae).




Photo by Jeremy NcNeil

A tropical dragonfly, Neurothemis sp. (Odonata: Libellulidae), cooling by thermoregulation, Thailand.