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.

negative tero_malkovro 5 days ago

Hello, I am standing in Hangzhou, China. And i have seen this centipede at the bottom of my appartment building (a huge building in a res...read more

neutral horsefethers 2 weeks ago

These are quite common in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in the fall. I have not any complaints as have not seen any damage done by them so fa...read more

neutral PatrickSands 3 weeks ago

This is not Besma quercivoraria, it is Nematocampa limbata (Horned Spanworm Moth)

positive GinaKB 4 weeks ago

I have a huge and beautiful writing spider on the outside of my back porch. She is spooky because she's so large but this forum had educa...read more

negative OzarkLdy 4 weeks ago

Voraciously devours plants it chooses. Starting out decimating pigweed (i garden organic) so I left them for them. Worked for awhile. The...read more