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 Lauren82 4 days ago

Well, I feel terrible now. I have never seen one of these before today, I live in Baltimore MD. And I was taking my dog out earlier, and ...read more

positive Blarney77 5 days ago

Have seen this for decades in Central Kansas. I just took a picture of one on my car at Cheney Lake Campground, 20 miles west of Wichita....read more

neutral Krisolver 1 weeks ago

I just wanted to post to say I am in Western NY and this year is the first I recall seeing these guys and they are everywhere! They do ve...read more

positive pammichaelson 3 weeks ago

Wolf spider moms are amazing. They haul the beautiful pearly egg sac wherever they go, until the babies hatch. Then they carry the little...read more

negative Juberry 4 weeks ago

Add Missouri City, Texas to the list. Just found one on the trash can lid out back. Clearly segmental. As I tapped him off, he multipl...read more