Scott King Curator

I'm a poet and citizen scientist who lives in Northfield, Minnesota. While a bit of a generalist, my main interest is in the insect orders Odonata and Hymenoptera.

My most recent project is A Photographic Guide to some Common Wasps and Bees of Minnesota (

I've been at work for several years on a natural history of the dragonflies of the genus Sympetrum. As part of that project, I've put together a website to present and organize information about these dragonflies:

Occasionally, I write about subjects other than dragonflies, and even less occasionally, these musings get posted on a blog:

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