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 Dragonflys4me Yesterday

These showed up for the first time here in my garden (Iowa) and I'm so excited to find out that it's a good bug that will eat aphids YAY!...read more

neutral srosea 5 days ago

We live in Conyers, Ga and we have a writing spider on our outside building. They are very pretty

neutral Struthie 1 weeks ago

This bright orange ASSasin bug BIT ME S000 many times and these bites are NASTY! . . . So, anyway, I'm thinking this nasty ugly insect a...read more

negative mbeh 2 weeks ago

I just found this caterpillar moth on my grapefruit tree that I keep on my porch in the summer. I have never seen anything like this bef...read more

positive 2QandLearn 2 weeks ago

The Mourning Cloak was a regular visitor to our yard when I was growing up in Pomona, CA. However, it was them in catermpillar mode whic...read more