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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 cbeehn 2 weeks ago

Help Please we live in south east Texas. Both my husband and myself are Texas Master Naturalist. We've established a butterfly garden more

neutral Suedilly 3 weeks ago

I saw a very small hammerhead slug/flatworm this morning in my yard in Florence, SC. It caught my eye as it was attached to an earthworm more

positive _Megg_ 4 weeks ago

I found two imperial caterpillars in my yard, I kept them for a few days and both cocooned!! I think these things are so amazing and interesting

positive AKreiss 4 weeks ago

I've encountered these in the San Bernardino area. So beautiful in their own way, but not my favorite critter.

positive leemiller38 4 weeks ago

I love these butterflies and I have not seen the problem of the caterpillars destroying passion vines. I planted a passion vine for my more