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 aashemichbeth last month
Scutigera

I found one on the ceiling of my bedroom. Didn't look it up until after we had killed it, but now I wish we hadn't. Honestly, I hope to s...read more

positive RosinaBloom last month
Harmonia

The four major alleles are conspicua, spectabilis, axyridis and succinea.

positive Loretta_NJ last month
Charidotella

Very beautiful beetles, like pieces of jewelry. They put holes in the morning glory and sweet potato leaves. So what? They never killed a...read more

positive lightyellow last month
Phoebis

I think these have surprisingly long tongues because they nectar at my firespikes and are the only butterflies to do so (even the zebra l...read more

neutral Lovejoy10_6 November 2017
Trombicula

Chiggers are very nasty, and in their adult stage they can also infest your pets' ears and other areas that are not covered in thick fur....read more

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