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.

positive dordee 5 days ago

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

positive Wendy4934 5 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 5 weeks ago

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

positive Polaris08 March 2021

While living in Saint Paul, Minnesota I have seen these guys a few times throughout the years. Terrified me, so I never attempted to kill...read more