2009 National Insect Salon Results

Again this year we had many great images.

 

I would like to thank our judges for an outstanding job.

Dr. Bruce Zilkowski, Entomologist USDA/ARS, Peoria, IL

Tom Romanowski, Peoria Camera Club Member

Don Rosser, Peoria Camera Club Member

 

I would also like to thank the following members for their help during the judging:

Sue Marx, Pete and Veronica Anderton, Tom Ruhland, Mark Dublin, Rich Seeman and our Salon Chairman, Dr. Jim Appleby.

 

And thanks to the competitors for their outstanding photographs!

 

Steve Herrick

 

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Medals

Medal-Best of Show

DRIFE, JOYCE

"Horselubber Grasshopper"

Troy, MI

USA

Medal-Most Unusual

PREUSS, ALFRED

"Frog-beetle Ready For Take Off"

Lohr

Germany

Medal-Best Storytelling

VAN MENSEL, DRé, EPSA

"Parende Europese Bidsprinkhaan"

Tielen

Belgium

Medal-Best by ESA Member

COELHO, JOE

"Spangled Skimmer"

Canton, MO

USA

Medal-Best by PCC Member

DOUBLIN, MARK

"Plume Moth"

Metamora, IL

USA

Medal-Best by Non ESA Member

PREUSS, ALFRED

"Heliconius Hecale"

Lohr

Germany

Acceptances

ADHIKARI, AMIT

"Camouflaging Expert"

New Orleans, LA

USA

ALMENDINGER, GENE, PPSA

"Butterfly On Callalily 6635"

Scottsdale, AZ

USA

ALMENDINGER, GENE, PPSA

"Dragonfly 1950"

Scottsdale, AZ

USA

ANAGNOSTIDIS, MARC, APSA, EPSA

"Galathea En Vol 4"

Chamalieres

France

ANAGNOSTIDIS, MARC, APSA, EPSA

"Pyrrhosoma Et Agrion" (HM)

Chamalieres

France

ANAGNOSTIDIS, MARC, APSA, EPSA

"Emergence Vulgatum"

Chamalieres

France

ANAGNOSTIDIS, MARC, APSA, EPSA

"Accouplement De Mantes"

Chamalieres

France

ANDERTON, PETER

"Luna Moth"

Peoria, IL

USA

ANDERTON, PETER

"Morning Monarch"

Peoria, IL

USA

ANDERTON, PETER

"Polythemus Moth"

Peoria, IL

USA

ANDERTON, VERONICA

"Polythemus Moth"

Peoria, IL

USA

ANTOV, ANDREY, PPSA

"Resting"

Hamden, CT

USA

APPLEBY, JAMES

"Stinging Rose Caterpillar"

Urbana, IL

USA

APPLEBY, JAMES

"Rhinoceros Beetle"

Urbana, IL

USA

BACHAND, ROBERT

"Mating Butterflies"

Fletcher, NC

USA

BIENIEWSKI, PAWEL

"Observer"

Chotomow

Other

BIENIEWSKI, PAWEL

"Scorpion Fly" (HM)

Chotomow

Other

BIENIEWSKI, PAWEL

"Spring"

Chotomow

Other

BIENIEWSKI, PAWEL

"Greens"

Chotomow

Other

BLOCK, DIRK

"Argynnis Paphia"

Bichl

Germany

BRICELJ, BOGDAN, PPSA

"Oh My Leg!"

Jesenice

Slovenia

BROWNE, ANN

"Dragonfly 4"

Palm Harbor, FL

USA

BROWNE, ANN

"Heliconius Hecale"

Palm Harbor, FL

USA

BROWNE, ANN

"Hey I Want That Limb"

Palm Harbor, FL

USA

BROWNE, ANN

"Monarch With Chrysalis"

Palm Harbor, FL

USA

COELHO, JOE

"Spangled Skimmer" (Medal)

Canton, MO

USA

COELHO, JOE

"American Rubyspot" (HM)

Canton, MO

USA

CORNISH, TREMAINE A O

"Ectropis Bistortata"

Oxton, Wirral

England

CORNISH, TREMAINE A O

"Drepana Falcataria Falcataria"

Oxton, Wirral

England

DAMMACCO, ANTONIO, PPSA

"Cligus"

Bari

Italy

DOGGETT, STEPHEN

"Just Hanging Around"

Old Toongabbie

Australia

DOGGETT, STEPHEN

"Look Into My Eyes..."

Old Toongabbie

Australia

DOUBLIN, MARK

"Plume Moth" (Medal)

Metamora, IL

USA

DRIFE, DONALD

"Katydid On Goldenrod"

Troy, MI

USA

DRIFE, DONALD

"Orange Edged Clearwing"

Troy, MI

USA

DRIFE, DONALD

"Sphinx Moth Larva"

Troy, MI

USA

DRIFE, JOYCE

"Crab Spider On Daisy"

Troy, MI

USA

DRIFE, JOYCE

"Horselubber Grasshopper" (Medal)

Troy, MI

USA

FISHER, STEVEN, APSA

"Slipper Lobster Galapagos"

Bremerton, WA

USA

FISHER, STEVEN, APSA

"Stenopus Hispidus Cleaner Shrimp H1"

Bremerton, WA

USA

GALATOWITSCH, MARK

"Like Mother Like Daughter"

Athens, GA

USA

GARVEY, KATHRYN

"Cleaning Her Tongue"

Vacaville, CA

USA

GAUL, VIKI

"Maritime Ringlet"

Lawrencetown, NS

Canada

GAUL, VIKI

"Ringlet On Rose Pogonia"

Lawrencetown, NS

Canada

GITTERMAN, MARION

"Lunch Time"

Lakewood, NJ

USA

GITTERMAN, MARION

"Dragonfly"

Lakewood, NJ

USA

GRESHAM, JAN

"Buckeye Butterfly" (HM)

Peoria, IL

USA

GRESHAM, JAN

"Dobson Fly Resting"

Peoria, IL

USA

HEIL, NORBERT, PPSA

"Hoverfly 02"

Filderstadt

Germany

HEIL, NORBERT, PPSA

"Hoverfly 06"

Filderstadt

Germany

HEIL, NORBERT, PPSA

"Libellula Depressa 01" (HM)

Filderstadt

Germany

HELIMAKI, JUSSI

"Emerald Damselflies"

Espoo

Finland

HELIMAKI, JUSSI

"Northern Damselfly"

Espoo

Finland

HENNE, CHANDA

"Convergence Of Convergent Ladybugs"

Amarillo, TX

USA

HERRICK, STEVE

"Halloween Pennant Backlit"

Victoria, IL

USA

HWANG, KUO SHIH, PPSA

"Couples 3"

Changhua

Taiwan

KENNEDY, KEITH

"Bumble Bee Ready To Fly"

Racine, WI

USA

KENNEDY, KEITH

"Mantid Portrait"

Racine, WI

USA

KENNEDY, KEITH

"Longhorn Beetle"

Racine, WI

USA

LEMMENS, JEF

"Red Damselfly Copulation"

Leuven

Belgium

LEMMENS, JEF

"Going Asleep" (HM)

Leuven

Belgium

LEMMENS, JEF

"Two Six-spot Burnets"

Leuven

Belgium

LEWIS-WHITE, BARBARA, PPSA

"Portrait Of A Praying Mantis"

Long Branch, NJ

USA

LOH, SWEE MENG

"Bee"

Singapore

Singapore

MORINA, GIOVANNI

"Ali Dorate" (HM)

Torino

Italy

MORINA, GIOVANNI

"Lovers" (HM)

Torino

Italy

MORINA, GIOVANNI

"Mimetismo"

Torino

Italy

MUSKOVAC, NICHOLAS, APSA, EPSA

"Heliconious Erato"

Palm Harbor, FL

USA

MUSKOVAC, NICHOLAS, APSA, EPSA

"Tropical Blue Wave"

Palm Harbor, FL

USA

NUGENT, EDNA

"Black Wasp"

Peoria, IL

USA

PEDERSON, DON, APSA

"Eastern Amberwing"

Tomball, TX

USA

PEDERSON, DON, APSA

"Gulf Fritillary"

Tomball, TX

USA

PEDERSON, DON, APSA

"Eastern Carpenter Bee"

Tomball, TX

USA

PELTONEN, SEPPO

"Vanessa Cardui"

Turenki

Finland

PODNAR, JANEZ

"The Dragonfly 02"

Skofja Loka

Slovenia

PREUSS, ALFRED

"Frog-beetle Ready For Take Off" (Medal)

Lohr

Germany

PREUSS, ALFRED

"Weberameise"

Lohr

Germany

PREUSS, ALFRED

"Australische Hirschkäfer"

Lohr

Germany

PREUSS, ALFRED

"Heliconius Hecale" (Medal)

Lohr

Germany

RUHLAND, TOM

"Holloween Pennant"

Chillicothe, IL

USA

RUHLAND, TOM

"Yellow Skipper"

Chillicothe, IL

USA

SELESKY, SANDY

"Twelve-spotted Skimmer"

Westford, MA

USA

SMITH, JOHN R

"Locusts Mating"

Blacktown Nsw

Australia

STONE, DAVID

"Grooming After Egglaying"

Urbana, IL

USA

STUMPF, CHRISTOF

"Sail Swallowtail"

Alexandria, LA

USA

THOMSON, SUE

"Mangrove Tree Nymph"

Albany Creek Qld

Australia

THOMSON, SUE

"Blue Skimmer Dragonfly"

Albany Creek Qld

Australia

TSAI, MENGSHIN

"Larva 51"

Yuan-lin

Taiwan

TSAI, MENGSHIN

"Pretty 20"

Yuan-lin

Taiwan

URIBE, JUANITA

"Robber Fly In Dew"

Valley Stream, NY

USA

VAN MENSEL, DRé, EPSA

"In Tegenlicht"

Tielen

Belgium

VAN MENSEL, DRé, EPSA

"Parend Op Nagelkruid" (HM)

Tielen

Belgium

VAN MENSEL, DRé, EPSA

"Parende Europese Bidsprinkhaan" (Medal)

Tielen

Belgium

VAN MENSEL, DRé, EPSA

"Paring Icarusblauwtje"

Tielen

Belgium

WEIDMAN, JOHN, PPSA

"Dragon Flies On Cattails"

Peoria, IL

USA

WONG, GODFREY

"Butterflies"

Arcadia, CA

USA