Bug Files

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

positive jann1033 3 weeks ago
Reduvius

Have seen them occasionally,(NE Ohio) more so when I had Roman chamomile as my garden path I assume due to ample hiding places( RC spread...read more

positive RosinaBloom last month
Helophilus

The Three-lined Hoverfly - so called because of the three black lines on its head - is native to NZ, is a noisy flyer, and is an importan...read more

positive Mummaroo October 2021
Poecilometis

negative nothingfails October 2021
Cetonia

Disgusting. In Bulgaria the beetle destroys the flowers and the larva destroys the roots.

neutral prairiefuser October 2021
Boisea

These bugs showed up in huge numbers on the south side of our garage. One day I noticed one in the garage on its back rotating a rather l...read more

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