CLEVELAND — PCT recently announced that Tom Myers, owner of All-Rite Pest Control, Lexington, Ky., was the winner of our 16th annual Best Pest Photo Contest. Myers wins $500 from PCT for his winning photo of a mosquito feeding on his arm.
In addition to Myers' winning photo, below are 10 additional finalist photos.
Finalist: Ladybug photo taken by Albert Goodrich, Ellsworth, Maine.
Finalist: Mark Vanderwerp of Rose Pest Solutions, Troy, Mich., captured this ambush bug (Phymata sp.).
Finalist: Courtney Powell of Gregory Pest Solutions, Greenville, S.C., captured this brown recluse spider photo.
Finalist: Dennis Judy stumbled upon this orb weaver spider that was building a web in his Snellville, Ga. yard between the corner of the house and the hedges.
Finalist: Bennett Jordan of Copesan Services captured this katydid nymph photo in Fairfax, Va.
Finalist: Finalist photo: The green Lacewing (Chrysoperla carnea) taken by Dr Sajad Hussain Mir, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, India.
Finalist: Cheryl Crittenden of Pest Management of Texas, Inc., took this photo of a dragonfly.
Finalist: Jason Gaspard, owner of Texpest, Missouri City, Texas, snapped this photo of a spotted orb weaver spider.
Finalist: Jimmy Uptain of Jimmy The Bug Man, Birmingham, Ala., took this photo of "sugar ants."
Finalist: This red paper wasp picture was taken by Bob Richardson, McCarthy Pest Control, St. Charles, Mo.
WINNING PHOTO: Tom Myers, owner of All-Rite Pest Control, Lexington, Ky., won with a close-up photo of a mosquito feeding on his arm.
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