Bug Files

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

neutral asleeponthekeys 2 days ago

I have had luck using regular blue Dawn dish soap in a hose end sprayer soaking the mounds while stabbing into them and stirring with a s...read more

positive Fvsh118 4 days ago

We have a passion flower vine in the backyard covered in zebra long wings. However, we also have an azalea bush in the front which stays ...read more

neutral C_A_Ivy 3 weeks ago

Larva known as Locust Looper. Host plants are Black Locust and Honey Locust.

neutral SteveLloyd941 last month

On a vacation in Jekyll Island, GA, I "discovered" this spider when I almost walked face-first through its enormous web! I had my camera ...read more

negative mondon last month

Jan 7,2017. I have had 1 on this day. I had some on previous days too. This was in my bedroom. They look disgusting. They also have been ...read more