Bug Files

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There are 7,305 bugs listed, with 16,778 images and 3,110 comments in our database.

negative Bookie28472 1 weeks ago

Hammerhead worms are predatory to native earthworms. They are considered an invasive and can destroy the native population. They are NO...read more

negative pixilated 2 weeks ago

I hate these little creatures. They ate up everything I loved, stone fruits, berry vines, roses, rose of sharon, you name it. However...read more

positive Gudehus last month

I agree, the moth is of genus Malacosoma. Species is either californicum or disstria.

neutral SerenitySpring last month

I just discovered these white Little Leaf Notcher Weevils throughout the base area of my African Blue Basil plants that are in my butterf...read more

neutral LHR18 February 2018

I've seen this spider in Anaheim CA (92807) and took a picture in 2014, but California doesn't seem to be in its official range..