Bug Files

Welcome to BugFiles, a database designed to help gardeners identify the insects, spiders, and butterflies in their gardens. BugFiles continues to grow through the collaborative efforts of 2,985 gardeners from around the world. Any registered user may add new insects, images, comments, and ZIP codes. Learn more about BugFiles in our BugFiles FAQ

There are 7,305 bugs listed, with 16,778 images and 3,110 comments in our database.

neutral pullenlb 4 days ago

I have encountered the small devil scorpion twice in my garage in the past couple of months. I live in LaGrange, GA.

positive LarryScot 4 days ago

I have raised them before by cocoon and they are probably more pretty than most of the butterflies and moths in Massachusetts. Their wing...read more

neutral ruckerlady 2 weeks ago

When my pears start ripening, these wasps swarm the tree in large numbers. They seem harmless, and haven't attacked when I pick the fruit.

negative ShellieAustin 4 weeks ago

Showed up for the first time in my garden in Austin Texas this spring ... all over my snaps ...with lots of damage. Easy to kill with you...read more

positive jimmeejam 5 weeks ago

Must love the bomber giant green fig beetle as a sign of warm summer days. My son [and I] did a science fair project on their diapause. C...read more