This gallery offers 189 illustrations of insect-related ClipArt, such as insect nests, hives, and mounds, as well as damage to foliage and crops.

"Nest of the Carpenter Ant." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Ant Nest

"Nest of the Carpenter Ant." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

The interior of an ant nest, or formicary. The pupae are in the lower chamber, then the mature larvae,and the top holds young larvae and eggs.

Ant Nest

The interior of an ant nest, or formicary. The pupae are in the lower chamber, then the mature larvae,and…

"A, small mound of earth thrown up by the queen when starting her formicary; x, entrance; z, first chamber; A', same nest in section." -National Geographic, 1912

Ant-Hill Stage 1

"A, small mound of earth thrown up by the queen when starting her formicary; x, entrance; z, first chamber;…

"C, dome of adult colony; C', section of same showing galleries and chambers used for incubation of the young." -National Geographic, 1912

Ant-Hill Stage 3

"C, dome of adult colony; C', section of same showing galleries and chambers used for incubation of…

"This tribe, which includes the various kinds of Ants, is composed entirely of insects which live in communities, consisting of three distinct types of individuals, males, females, and neuters." — Goodrich, 1859

Ants and Their Structures

"This tribe, which includes the various kinds of Ants, is composed entirely of insects which live in…

Scene showing various animals of the Division <em>Articulata</em>.

Articulata

Scene showing various animals of the Division Articulata.

"A, B, C, tunnelings of the carpenter bee; E, the carpenter bee; D, a partition; F, teeth, magnified" &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Carpenter Bee

"A, B, C, tunnelings of the carpenter bee; E, the carpenter bee; D, a partition; F, teeth, magnified"…

The cells of a bee hive. Note the large, irregular cells are queen cells.

Honey Bee

The cells of a bee hive. Note the large, irregular cells are queen cells.

"The Mason Bee, <em>Osmia</em>, of which there are many kinds, makes its cells in spaces from which it finds in timber or walls of brick or stone." &mdash Goodrich, 1859

Mason Bee

"The Mason Bee, Osmia, of which there are many kinds, makes its cells in spaces from which…

A. large cell intended for the larvae of the <em>queens</em>B. middling-sized cells intended for the larvae of the <em>male</em>C. small cells intended for he larvae of the <em>workers</em>

The Cells of a Beehive

A. large cell intended for the larvae of the queens B. middling-sized cells intended for the…

"The secretion of wax, it would appear, goes on best when the bees are in a state of repose, and the wax-workers accordingly suspend themselves in the interioir of the hive in an extended cluster like a curtain, which is composed of a series of intertwined festoons or garlands crossing each other in all directions - the uppermost bee maintaining its position by laying hold of the roof by its fore-legs, and the suceeding one by laying hold of the hind-legs of the first, and so on." &mdash Goodrich, 1859

Bees Secreting Wax

"The secretion of wax, it would appear, goes on best when the bees are in a state of repose, and the…

"Each cell forms a small, hexagonal cup, closed on one side only by a pyramidal base. These bees always accommodate themselves to the nature of the hive."

Cells Constructed by Bees

"Each cell forms a small, hexagonal cup, closed on one side only by a pyramidal base. These bees always…

"The hexagonal cells for the honey are build upon precisely that mathematical angle which affords the greatest amount of strength with the least waste of material." &mdash Goodrich, 1859

Cells of Honey Bees

"The hexagonal cells for the honey are build upon precisely that mathematical angle which affords the…

Diabrotica punctata species; egg.

Beetle

Diabrotica punctata species; egg.

Grape flea-beetle, of the Haltica chalybea species; in all its stages, on a grape shoot.

Beetle

Grape flea-beetle, of the Haltica chalybea species; in all its stages, on a grape shoot.

Clover-leaf beetle, Phytonomus punctatus species; b, larva feeding; i, beetle.

Beetle

Clover-leaf beetle, Phytonomus punctatus species; b, larva feeding; i, beetle.

"The Colorado Beetle is a beetle first described by Thomas Say, in 1824, from specimens found by him near the Upper Missouri. The larva feeds greedily on the potato, and having attracted notice in Colorado for its ravages among the crops of that esculent in the territory, it moved eastward year by year, till in 1874 it had reached the Atlantic seaboard. It is popularly known as the potato bug."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Colorado Beetle Eggs

"The Colorado Beetle is a beetle first described by Thomas Say, in 1824, from specimens found by him…

This illustration shows the work of the destructive pine-bark beetle: a, a, a, a, characteristic forms or primary galleries; b, normal forms of larval mines; c, abnormal forms of larval mines-all slightly reduced.

Pine Beetle

This illustration shows the work of the destructive pine-bark beetle: a, a, a, a, characteristic forms…

Epilachne Corrupta, injury on bean.

Squash Beetle

Epilachne Corrupta, injury on bean.

Blackberry-gall maker; gall just beginning to form over recent borings.

Blackberry Gall

Blackberry-gall maker; gall just beginning to form over recent borings.

Blackberry-gall maker; section through an old stem to show the character of the gall.

Blackberry Gall

Blackberry-gall maker; section through an old stem to show the character of the gall.

Languria Mozardi, egg.

Clover Stem Borer

Languria Mozardi, egg.

Milk-weed butterfly, Danais archippus species; egg.

Butterfly

Milk-weed butterfly, Danais archippus species; egg.

Pieris Protodice, a butterfly that becomes more common and assists its imported relative in making havoc among the cabbages, but this also may be easily controlled by the measures above detailed.

Checkered White Butterfly Larva and Chrysalis

Pieris Protodice, a butterfly that becomes more common and assists its imported relative in making havoc…

"Magnified, represents the chrysalis arrived a its final state, and suspended to a branch of a tree by the network of silk."

Chrysalis Divested of the Larva Skin

"Magnified, represents the chrysalis arrived a its final state, and suspended to a branch of a tree…

"They chrysalis, which is angular and of a red tint, is ornamented with golden metallic spots."

Larva and Chrysalis of the Large Tortoise Shell Butterfly (Vanessa Polychloros)

"They chrysalis, which is angular and of a red tint, is ornamented with golden metallic spots."

Metamorphosis of the monarch butterfly, egg

Monarch Butterfly

Metamorphosis of the monarch butterfly, egg

An egg of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Monarch Butterfly

An egg of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Representation of the cocoon of the Pimpernel.

Cocoon of the Pimpernel

Representation of the cocoon of the Pimpernel.

"This was the beginning of a cocoon. Each triangular blade was composed of a great number of small, thin, rectangular plates, taken from the bark of the tree."

Cocoon of Pyralis Corticalis

"This was the beginning of a cocoon. Each triangular blade was composed of a great number of small,…

Harlequin cabbage-bug, Murgantia histrionica species; eggs from the side.

Cabbage Bug

Harlequin cabbage-bug, Murgantia histrionica species; eggs from the side.

Harlequin cabbage-bug, Murgantia histrionica species; eggs from the side.

Cabbage Bug

Harlequin cabbage-bug, Murgantia histrionica species; eggs from the side.

Harlequin cabbage-bug, Murgantia histrionica species; eggs from the top.

Cabbage Bug

Harlequin cabbage-bug, Murgantia histrionica species; eggs from the top.

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

Caddice

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

Caddice

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

Caddice

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

Caddice

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

Caddice

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

Caddice

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

Caddice

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

Caddice

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

Caddice

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

Caddice

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

Caddice

A case or caddice made by the larvae of Trichoptera.

The side and top view of an egg from the Anisopteryx pometaria.

Canker Worm

The side and top view of an egg from the Anisopteryx pometaria.

"The elevation of the dome, which is all built from the interior, is from four to six inches above the level of the field. Beside the moss or grass, they frequently employ coarse wax from the ceiling of the vault, for the purpose of keeping out rain, and preventing high winds from destroying it." &mdash Goodrich, 1859

Nest of the Carder Bee

"The elevation of the dome, which is all built from the interior, is from four to six inches above the…

The yellow-necked caterpillar; eggs.

Caterpillar

The yellow-necked caterpillar; eggs.

The yellow-necked caterpillar; egg.

Caterpillar

The yellow-necked caterpillar; egg.

Illustration of a small caterpillar.

Caterpillar

Illustration of a small caterpillar.

Illustration of a caterpillar.

Caterpillar

Illustration of a caterpillar.

Certain caterpillars will roll an oak leaf in order to take refuge inside. "Packets of threads are attached by one end to the surface of the roll, and by the other to the flat surface of the leaf."

Oak Leaf Rolled Perpendicularly

Certain caterpillars will roll an oak leaf in order to take refuge inside. "Packets of threads are attached…

Certain caterpillars will roll an oak leaf in order to take refuge inside. "Packets of threads are attached by one end to the surface of the roll, and by the other to the flat surface of the leaf."

Oak Leaf Rolled Sideways

Certain caterpillars will roll an oak leaf in order to take refuge inside. "Packets of threads are attached…

"Besides the rolling and folding caterpillars, there are still those which bind up a good many leaves in one packet. These packets are to be found on nearly every tree and shrub; the caterpillar lying nearly in the middle of the packet, is well sheltered, and surrounded by a good supply of food."

Willow Leaves Rolled by a Caterpillar

"Besides the rolling and folding caterpillars, there are still those which bind up a good many leaves…

"Besides the rolling and folding caterpillars, there are still those which bind up a good many leaves in one packet. These packets are to be found on nearly every tree and shrub; the caterpillar lying nearly in the middle of the packet, is well sheltered, and surrounded by a good supply of food."

Section of Willow Leaves Rolled by a Caterpillar

"Besides the rolling and folding caterpillars, there are still those which bind up a good many leaves…

The Chinch-bug, Blissus leucopterus species; egg.

Chinch Bug

The Chinch-bug, Blissus leucopterus species; egg.

The Chinch-bug, Blissus leucopterus species; egg.

Chinch Bug

The Chinch-bug, Blissus leucopterus species; egg.

"Chrysalids: a, Orange-tip Butterfly; b, Black-veined White Butterfly; a, Swallow-tailed Butterfly; d, Purple Emperor; e, Silverwashed Fritillary; f, Duke of Burgundy Fritillary." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Chrysalids

"Chrysalids: a, Orange-tip Butterfly; b, Black-veined White Butterfly; a, Swallow-tailed Butterfly;…

The pupa or chrysalis of the butterfly.

Chrysalis

The pupa or chrysalis of the butterfly.

A chrysalis structure of a butterfly or moth.

Chrysalis

A chrysalis structure of a butterfly or moth.

A chrysalis structure of a butterfly or moth.

Chrysalis

A chrysalis structure of a butterfly or moth.