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 shadowscar00 4 weeks ago

Have been seeing these guys around for a few years, didn\'t start gardening until a few weeks ago. Went outside to water my garden today ...read more

positive dordee last month

I have baldfacedhornetsaroundmy home. In myexperience,they do not attack unless provked. Iwas filling my hummingbird feeder one day and ...read more

positive Wendy4934 last month

Deland Florida I woke up to one of these on the inside of my (upstairs)bedroom window. I just pushed the screen open and let it back out.

neutral ACalifornica last month

You can spray a rubbing alcohol and water solution on this and other aphids in order to kill them without leaving lasting pesticides that...read more

neutral Milly10 April 2021

This is my first milkweed plant so I don\'t know what the long-term result will be. I had a good clumping of these aphids and decided to ...read more