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 EyeGarden Yesterday

I just read this on another site, where the blogger's butterfly weed was infested with milkweed bugs: "We have had no further infestat...read more

negative taffyblue 4 days ago

If these are the same bugs I see in my yard, I hate them. It seems that they hang out at my neighbor's ficus tree and in the morning the...read more

positive RosinaBloom 2 weeks ago

I found him in late May whilst staying in the Glenvillle Lake area, North Carolina.

negative gffrenemy 3 weeks ago

Thee bugs are the ultimate destroyers of tomato plants in central Florida. I try hard to avoid pesticides - I've planted trap crops of m...read more

neutral gffrenemy 3 weeks ago

I have 5 small purple passion vines on two arched trellises. The GF's are swarming them. I live in a pine flat wood forest in West c...read more