Archived Photos from the Maine Entomological Society Web Page
These photos have in the past been used on the main home page, and are preserved here for your enjoyment.
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Order Neuroptera Order Neuroptera Order Lepidoptera
A rare mantispid,
Climaciella brunnea
photographed in Arundel, Maine
( Photo by Kevin Byron )
A fishfly, Nigronia sp.
Trout Brook, Baxter State Park
June, 2002
( Photo by R. E. Nelson )
An Eastern Pine Elfin
Callophrys niphon
nectaring on wild strawberry;
photographed in Waterford
7 June, 2003
(Gail Everett photo)
Order Hymenoptera Order Lepidoptera Order Lepidoptera

An unusual bumblebee,
Bombus ternarius,
photographed in Bethel, Maine
in June, 2000.
( Photo by R. E. Nelson )
A Canadian Tiger Swallowtail,
Papilio canadensis.
photographed in Bethel, Maine
in June, 2000.
( Photo by R. E. Nelson )
A Canadian Tiger Swallowtail,
Papilio canadensis
photographed in Waterville
8 June, 2003
(R. E. Nelson photo)
Order Coleoptera Order Lepidoptera Order Hymenoptera

A mating pair of milkweed longhorn beetles,
Tetraopes tetraophthalmus
photographed in Bridgton
15 July, 2006
(Bob Nelson photo)
A Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria cybele
nectaring on milkweed;
photographed in Bridgton
15 July, 2006
(Bob Nelson photo)

A bumblebee, Bombus sp.,
is caught in mid-flight as it comes to a rose in Chuck Peters' garden in New Gloucester
May, 2007
(Chuck Peters photo)
Order Coleoptera Order Order
A leaf beetle, Donacia sp.
which feeds on water lilies.
(length: 10-12 mm)
(Chuck Peters photo)




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