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.

positive leadhead 5 days ago

I have lived in Jacksonville NC for about 7 years and never seen a hammerhead worm before. We have been experiencing consistent rain fall...read more

neutral romalu 2 weeks ago

The first two images are of Columbia Silkmoths; the third, the browner one, is its close cousin the Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia).

positive greeneyed_witch76 3 weeks ago

Did a double-take when I saw this guy on one of my potted plants on the patio this rainy Friday morning! Had never seen one like him befo...read more

positive lukeman15 3 weeks ago

Nice. I saw this same image uploaded on Pestpro:http://pestproapp.com/bug/identification/900 They love decayed plants!

positive C_A_Ivy 3 weeks ago

Rare small grass skipper of natural prairies and plains. Host big bluestem and other grasses. Endangered.