Bug Files

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

positive draconisj4 Yesterday

I raise these beetles as pets. In nature the adults are pollinators eating flower pollen and nectar. They will also eat rotting fruit.The...read more

neutral yangkang 4 days ago

I noticed this list of locations didn't contain Pennsylvania. I recently found a dead sawyer and decided to look it up and ended up here....read more

negative Candida 2 weeks ago

We have lived here for over 30 years, This year is the first time we have had them. I Would like to know how we got them? I don't know ...read more

positive FkNutZ 2 weeks ago

I seen this huge bug on my shower curtain after I washed it and was amazed I even spotted it because the colors were similiar, after look...read more

positive VooDooU 2 weeks ago

If you have issues with them plant Dill, its one of their preferred foods. We have Dill next to Milkweed plants to support Swallowtails a...read more