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 Laura20 4 weeks ago

I had some good luck last year with killing many mating pairs of cucumber beetles by looking inside the flowers of my various squash vine...read more

positive AFinSD 5 weeks ago

I have been fascinated with this particular butterfly since childhood. In school, our class raised one of these butterflies from a catepi...read more

positive aashemichbeth December 2017

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 December 2017

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

positive Loretta_NJ December 2017

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