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 JustLetCreaturesLive Yesterday

I live a little south of Atlanta Ga. We have these guys all over and I love it!! They seem to gravitate toward our driveway though and it...read more

neutral robgump 3 weeks ago

You need to be cautious when these bugs are around as they can be carriers of Chagas Disease. symptoms may not appear for years in humans...read more

positive Gardendmpls last month

Found this https://blog.csiro.au/insect-of-the-week-the-plague-soldier-beetle-isnt-nearly-as-bad-as-it-sounds/ Found in Australia. Appe...read more

positive Fireftrlia last month

My husband and I grow passion flower vines mostly for the butferflies! The fruit is a bonus. We have found that we don't enjoy the fruit ...read more

positive Jeth last month

I have had these at my house for 3 or 4 years. I started taking bamboo, cutting it into sections and zip tying it together and Using long...read more