The Insects of Distant Hill Gardens

“If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.” 

E. O. Wilson

Bees and Wasps

Other Insects

Orange Belted Bumblebee - Version 3
Alien Insect
Insect Life
Kaytdid or Grasshopper?
Lengthy Legs
They Sure Look Like Caterpillars
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
A Flower Fly (Anasimyia interpuncta)
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
A Honeybee on Milkweed
Good for Squash - Feather-Legged Fly
Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle
Not a Spot
I Guess Not All Ladybugs Are Ladies
Lady Beetle
Eat Your Greens
Northern Walking Stick
Sticking Out?
Hoverfly Species (Toxomerus geminatus)
Mighty Mandibles
Six-spotted Green Tiger Beetle
Working in the Shadows
Cuckoo Bee
Flower Fly - An Important Plant Pest Predator
Unknown Species of Long-horned Beetle
Lorn-horned Beetle Up Close
Tricolored Bumble Bee
Leafhopper - Graphocephala picta
Scarlet and Green Leafhopper
Almost Cute!

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More New England Insect Photos

If you want to see more photos of "bugs" check out the Flicker set Insects and Spiders of New England by Peter Cristofono of Salem, Mass. Over 1000 beautiful images along with common and scientific names for each image.