Bug Files

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

neutral garlicsfriend Yesterday

Seeing no further comments after 9 yrs means what? Trees don't have to die from gypsy moth. Even in the wild.

neutral WayneJohnson 2 days ago

I encountered one of these in my bathtub last night and it scared the hell out of me! I got him out and threw him down the sink drai...read more

negative rrtucker 2 days ago

May 23, 2017: Fuquay-Varina, NC -- Found a 12 incher trying to climb my garage door in the rain. As is our custom here, unidentified thi...read more

neutral quibro 5 days ago

I have live here 18 yrs and had never seen one before. It surprised me how fast it moved.

neutral weRgroot 3 weeks ago

Love the butterfly; the caterpillar, not so much. They love cassia plants.