New Hampshire - 2008 Insects
Mountain Lakes, North Haverhill, NH and vicinity

An Ambush Bug (Phymata sp.) has captured a Flower Fly (Syrphidae).

A Sphecid Wasp (Sphecidae).

Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele).

Red Milkweed Beetle (Tetraopes tetraophthalmus).

Waterlily Leaf Beetles (Donacia sp.) are semi-aquatic; the larvae fully aquatic.

A Pyralid moth (Pyralidae).

Monarch (Danaus plexippus) caterpillar.

A Skipper (Hesperididae) but I won't guess which.

A female Scorpionfly (Panorpa sp.).

Eastern Tailed Blue (Everes comyntas).

A Dragonfly, possibly a female Meadowhawk (Sympetrum sp.).

An aggregation of Whirligig Beetles (Gyrinidae) on the lake surface. Disturbed, they would rush about, scatter. Some would dive.


A female Katydid (Tettigoniidae).