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 AFinSD 1 weeks ago

My spouse and I saw this butterfly on several occasions when we still lived in Orange County, CA. We got several great photos of them ...read more

positive AFinSD 2 weeks ago

This was one of many types of butterflies my spouse and I saw a few years ago at an enclosed butterfly attraction at the Living Desert Ga...read more

positive alice_penn 4 weeks ago

just went outside and there is a Imperial moth. Very big. Thank you for pictures on your site for us to see what we find.

positive AFinSD last month

Have seen this butterfly in San Diego, but most recent encounter was at a live butterfly exhibit at the Living Desert in Palm Desert. ...read more

positive coriaceous last month

A magnificently beautiful giant silkmoth that I've seen only twice. The giant silkmoths are in decline, as is the biomass of moths col...read more