Bug Files

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

neutral mcrousse 3 weeks ago

Zone 7b NC here. Every year, we get this species on our Manettia cordifolia plants. I don\'t mind a few of them, but if their numbers ...read more

positive Wesee_Wisee last month

My husband and I enjoy having the Yellow Argiope spiders around, which we do not see every year. In 2020, we saw three, a large one view...read more

negative AliTaco last month

I live in Georgia and would play with these things as a kid. My lips would go numb after handling them. Iím 28 now and they were pretty a...read more

positive Xeyla November 2020

I live in Spirit Lake, ID. I had one of these in my tomato plant this year. It was a female, and she had a nice sized web made up. She wa...read more

positive IndianaJoe October 2020

Blue Winged Scollid Wasps are seen in Chesterton, Indiana.