This year’s winning photo was of a jumping spider and it was taken by Mark VanderWerp, manager of education and training at Rose Pest Solutions, Troy, Mich.
Photo of a praying mantis in Wamego, Kan., taken by Katelyn Shirley.
Jaime Ivan Negrete, of Aiken Pest Control, Aiken S.C., found
this dragonfly while performing a perimeter service, on the side of a wall.
Up-close photo of a drain fly by Pete Elbert, regulatory/safety
support director, Residex.
Liz Kusper of McCloud Services, South Elgin, Ill.,
captured this photo of a green caterpillar hunter.
A dying yellowjacket queen taken by LSU's
Dr. Stephen Doggett, Westmead Hospital
(Australia), captured this photo of the paralysis tick.
Australian cockroach on a toothbrush taken by Marin Asher,
director of marketing, Larue Pest Management.
Hiep Nguyen took this photo of a grove snail (or brown-lipped snail)
Two mating damselflies in a small arroyo in the Coronado
National Park, Pima, Ariz. Photo by Ed Freytag, New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control.
Dennis Judy of Allgood Pest Solutions, took this photo of a
wasp nest discovered inside a closed compartment on a water hose hanger box attached to his home.