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Fifth Annual Photocontest - Winning Photos
The following photos were chosen for the covers of 2010 issues of
The Canadian Entomologist and the Bulletin


Photo by Jason Dombroskie

Alucita adriendenisi (Landry & Landry) (Lepidoptera: Alucitidae), found across much of Canada, was named in honour of Adrien Denis who assisted Carl Atwood, the father of Margaret Atwood, in his entomological work and left a significant impression on the Atwood family.


Photo by Brian Van Hezewijk

Cyphocleonus achates (Fahraeus) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is a root feeding weevil introduced into Canada for the biological control of non-native species of knapweed (Centaurea spp.).


Photo by Jay Fitzsimmon

A round-headed apple tree borer, Saperda candida (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) near Peterborough, Ontario. Individuals of this species vary in the predominance of light (as in this specimen) or dark stripes.


Photo by Tim Haye

Collecting parasitoids of the cabbage seedpod weevil, Ceutorhynchus obstrictus (Marsham) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in Swiss canola (Brassica sp.) fields.


Photo by Terry Galloway

Piagetiella peralis (Leidy) (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae), a parasite found in the pouch of American white pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchus).


Photo by Maxim Larrivée

Mating flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae), Gatineau Park, Quebec.


Photo by Heather Proctor

A highly ornamented soil mite from native grasslands in Alberta (Prostigmata: Stigmaeidae).


Photo by Alicia Leroux

Caterpillar of the spurge hawk-moth, Hyles euphorbiae (L.) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae), on leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.), Spruce Woods Provincial. Park, Manitoba


A slide show of photos considered for the 2010 covers is found here
Thanks to all the photographers who submitted photos and to Kenna MacKenzie and members of the Publications Committee for their evaluations. 

Fourth Annual Photo Contest