Embolimus americanus is a species of wasp belonging to the Proctotrupoidea superfamily of various wasps.

Embolimus Wasp

Embolimus americanus is a species of wasp belonging to the Proctotrupoidea superfamily of various wasps.

The dorsal view of the Ensign Wasp (Evania laevigata), an insect in the Evaniidae family.

Dorsal View of Ensign Wasp

The dorsal view of the Ensign Wasp (Evania laevigata), an insect in the Evaniidae family.

The Ichneumon wasp is a parasitoids, where the larvae feed on another insect until it dies.

Ichneumon Wasp

The Ichneumon wasp is a parasitoids, where the larvae feed on another insect until it dies.

Encyrtus cecidomyiae is a species of wasp in the Encyrtidae family of parasitic wasps.

Parasitic Wasp

Encyrtus cecidomyiae is a species of wasp in the Encyrtidae family of parasitic wasps.

Elis quadrinotata is a species of wasp in the Scoliidae family.

Scoliid Wasp

Elis quadrinotata is a species of wasp in the Scoliidae family.

"The <em>Nepa cinerea</em> is a European example of this family, which may be met with there in every pond." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Water Scorpion

"The Nepa cinerea is a European example of this family, which may be met with there in every…

The Fall Webworm and its stages of life, including the caterpillar, pupae, and moth.

Fall Webworm

The Fall Webworm and its stages of life, including the caterpillar, pupae, and moth.

"Found in South Ameica, is a very large species, nearly two inches long; it is black, and lives on the sago-palm." &mdash Goodrich, 1859

Palm Weevil

"Found in South Ameica, is a very large species, nearly two inches long; it is black, and lives on the…

"The pea weevil is often found in peas in its larval state during summer and autumn, as a pupa in winter, and in the adult form in late spring, when it comes forth to lay its eggs on the pods of the growing peas. Larva." &mdash; Davison, 1906

Pea Weevil

"The pea weevil is often found in peas in its larval state during summer and autumn, as a pupa in winter,…

"The strawberry weevil in certain seasons has prevented the development of more than a half crop of berries in New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, the Carolinas, and Virginia. The eggs are deposited in the flower buds, upon which the grublike larva feed and attain full size in about a month." &mdash;Davison, 1906

Strawberry Weevil

"The strawberry weevil in certain seasons has prevented the development of more than a half crop of…

A whippoorwill chasing a winged insect. This bird derives its namesake from its distinctive call.

Whippoorwill

A whippoorwill chasing a winged insect. This bird derives its namesake from its distinctive call.

The Whirligig (Dineutes vittatus) is an insect in the Gyrinidae family of water beetles.

Whirligig

The Whirligig (Dineutes vittatus) is an insect in the Gyrinidae family of water beetles.

Wire worm (the larvae of click beetles).

Wire Worm

Wire worm (the larvae of click beetles).

A cross-section of wood infested with insects.

Infested wood

A cross-section of wood infested with insects.

Woolly aphis is a plant lice. Eggs are attached to twigs during the winter. In the spring soft-bodied, wingless female aphid appear and give birth to young aphids. They suck the juices from leaves or twigs.

Wooly Aphis on Alnus

Woolly aphis is a plant lice. Eggs are attached to twigs during the winter. In the spring soft-bodied,…

"The caterpillar of which, commonly known as the tobacco-worm in the Middle States, is very destructive to the leaf of the tobacco-plant, when the worm is young, by eating holes in the leaves, thus spoiling them for use as wrappers for cigars, and when old by devouring the whole of the leaf itself." -Watts, 1874

Tobacco worm

"The caterpillar of which, commonly known as the tobacco-worm in the Middle States, is very destructive…

"The Zigzag, <em>Bombyx dispar</em>, has a short trunk or tube, not suited for suction; the male is much smaller than the female; his superior wings being bown with black zigzag figures. The female is whitish with black spots on her wings. This is a European species which sometimes does immense damage to the fruit-trees." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Zigzag

"The Zigzag, Bombyx dispar, has a short trunk or tube, not suited for suction; the male is…