Spotted this weird beatle on the train?
Found in NYC. Can anyone identify it?
3 cheers for Lamp Spider for taking out the fly that's been bothering me all day. Go Lamp Spider!
What is this beautiful worm?
Well I'm stumped...
no ID needed, just a fun fact!
[Austin, TX] No ID needed, just wanted to pitch y'all on my new buddy cop movie idea
Enjoy a Giant cecropia silk moth
Some of you might find this helpful although I doubt it...
A friend of mine is on vacation in Sri Lanka and sent me this
I watched this guy fight off a bird 10 times his size. This was his victory pose for a good 10+ minutes as the bird perched on a power line, defeated.
I think some of us can relate. Hope that it is allowed to upload here:D
Another shot of the extremely rare beauty, Chrysilla volupe [West Bengal, India]
I have only seen this coloration on a cricket twice..... northern India.
I've never seen a yellow carpenter bee before!
Lunas have the cutest little faces.
This beautiful colourful little dude [West Bengal, India]
I thought some here might get a kick out of this lil' acorn weevil. I thought he was pretty cute.
I know this will get taken down but I hope a few of you will appreciate it.
Little guy almost made me late to work. Georigia, US
We found this HUGE caterpillar munching on our tomatoes! What's he gonna metamorphosis into? (Illinois)
It’s about the size of my thumb. Found on Vancouver Island British Columbia.
What is this strange spider?
Got lightning in my flappers and I’m ready to screech
No idea what location, but if anyone knows what this cute fella is?
Some kind of giant hummingbird moth
I caught this tiny crab spider on my giant sunflower and thought yall might like to see him too
Little guide to spider identifying
A guide to flying yellow bugs.
I thought you might appreciate the amazing photography of Andreas Kay, who died a couple months ago (quite young)
What kind of leaf is this?
No need to identify this superb green cicada. She just wants to wave hello and be internet famous.
This bumblebee I found lying on the road. Thought it was dead and took it home but it turned out to be alive (More in comments) [India]
I hope thats okay to post here,reminded me of you guys 😊
This majestic moth on a factory wall in northern Indiana. AAA battery for scale.
Humor Break: A Stinging Sense Of Humor
This is a really beautiful bug
No ID needed, just sharing a neat snakefly. A living fossil.
[SE Michigan, USA] This stunning guy.
[Philippines] This slick and dapper lookin' fella
Look at this dude!
Just thought you would appreciate Green Dragontail butterflies
[No ID needed] I found this bee in my shower that was curled up and almost dead. My girlfriend and I gave it some sugar water, and the bee drank it up, regained it's strength, and flew away!
The picture doesn't do it justice, the colours on this spider
No ID needed. Just wanted to share the hickory horned devil that my coworkers and I found at work the other day. We have named him Sidvicious.
[No ID needed] My favourite time of the year is when Emperor Gum Moths come out. This pretty boy was very photogenic.
Found on r/Damnthatsinteresting
My big Hickory Horned Devil boi
A moth laying eggs
Just Found this in my garden.. I guess a ladybug had sex with a spider
Butterfly in Bangalore, India
Neon green spider, red eyes, New Jersey. Found on my girlfriend while standing on a deck away from trees and grass and etc.
Having trouble with this butterfly.
[Costa Rica] can anyone ID this wonderful caterpillar?
What bug is this? Gardener wanted to kill it but I said no.
[Malaysia] No ID needed: Macrocilix maia, fly and bird poop mimicry (not my picture)
No ID needed. I found this bee fly, Bombylius major, on the ground. I put my finger in front of it, it climbed on voluntarily, and hung out for a minute before flying off.
Found a newly emerged cicada drying in the Sun
Hardshelled hopper found in Terlingua/Big Bend, Texas
Found under a pile of wood in Northern Connecticut.
Who’s this shiny guy found in Goa, India?
Saw this beast in Italy and admired it for 10 minutes.
Praying Mantis Hatched!
No ID needed, my son just wanted to share his friend he found the other day! Adult male dobsonfly.
Idk if sea slugs count but they’re sure some pretty friends
Thanks to this subreddit, I’ve become the go-to source for quick arthropod ID’s amongst my friends. Thanks r/whatisthisbug!
Hello little beauty. Flew off right after I got the shot.
Does someone know if this bug is poisonous? I accidentally touched it, and now my whole arm hurts
Interesting insect photographed in Khao Lak, Thailand in 2014. Note - insect is around 3cm long and 1cm wide.
Impressive. Found this at work in a pallet of patio blocks. I live in Wisconsin
Shadow of a Millipede walking.
Microscopic view of a tapeworms head.
It won’t be long!
Found in South India. About 1cm across. All metallic colors.
Looks like a Dinosaur/Praying mantis? About 2 to 3 inches long and saw it flying around too. Wilmington, NC.
Big rocks = big bugs
[No ID Needed] A honeybee covered in pollen!
No need for ID - orchid bee found in Costa Rica (was released shortly after)
No ID needed. Merry Christmas to all you insect lovers!
Caught at the beach in QLD Australia, the big one about 5cm long
Central Texas, looks like it uses these leaves as a mobile home. Shrunk back inside them when I got too close
Found these on the way to work. Sydney, Australia. ID please
This handsome fellow landed on me today. In virgina beach, Virgina
These handsome fellas are Luna Moths from Norway, Maine
Baby Mantis Crawling On My Mulch
Found on a birch leaf in June. Finland
Before I started reading this sub a couple of years ago, I almost certainly would've killed her (him?), but tonight I made my friend help me scoot her into a cup and put her outside. I hope you're proud of us 50yo reformed spider-killing ladies! (Central Texas)
Just dropping by to show off this glorious Stag Beetle. They used to be everywhere when I was a kid, but I hadn't seen one in years until this beauty flew through my window
Cool beard, bro
No ID needed, just wanted to show this rare moth I found
No ID needed just wanted to share. Hammerhead Slug.
Luna moth! Found in Maine, US
[St. Louis Area] Female Promethea Moth emerged today.
Got assaulted by this little guy while cleaning up after a mortar live fire.
I spotted this beauty on a trip to Portugal. Can anyone tell me who she is ?
No ID needed. Black Swallowtail butterfly that eclosed on my deck this morning.
South Texas region. I’ve seen this spider growing up outside of San Antonio. This is a larger version of it but the article I’m listing didn’t seem to help much. Always wanted to know the name they’re pretty common.
Male netcaster/ogreface spider. Sydney Aus. They start appearing around this time of year! More pics in comments
What are all of these crazy things!?
A very interesting specimen. No id needed, i just thought you guys would like it.
Not a bug?
Can someone identify this, it was at the base of a mulberry tree in Pennsylvania
Found this little guy in Duval County, Florida
Tiny Spider looks like a Watermelon, found in my garden in the UK
This little mantis found me! Must be very young.
I found this madame? I would like to ask for her name !
This guy had so much personality, amazing creature.
what kind of caterpillar is this? from thailand.
A freshly emerged Cicada. Those wings!!
Found in germany, kind of looks like a bee, but black and triple the size
Found this leafy boi in India. Which species is this ?
A beetle(?) it have a pair of legs like grasshoppers
No ID needed! Just thought I would share. It's a Marbled Orbweaver, AKA Pumpkin Spider. Brought in to show my students only a couple thought it was cool😂 released after.
[Tocantins, Brazil] Just sharing this cute soldierfly
[Southern Arizona] What is this colorful creature?
Name this comfy bug
Praying Mantis caught rehearsing for her audition on Broadway
Spider with claw-like front legs
Found this cool bug in Tucson, AZ. Anyone know what it is?
Found this dude in my bathroom (Northern Arkansas) and thought he was neat... What is it?
(Not OC) This is a hippoboscid fly. They are obligate parasites that suck blood from birds and a select few mammals(thankfully not humans). I recently found out that unlike most flies, the females give live birth to fully hardened pupas instead of laying eggs.
Check out this cool stick-bug I had the chance to meet !
It doesn’t look it but this moth is huge, about the size of my fist. Wacky antennae too
Update: The privet hawk moth opened its wings
Trapped in time, a wasp from 90 million years ago.
What is this buggy, found in New England a few weeks back.
Saw this bright boy outside today in Sedgwick Maine.
I found this cool bug near Victoria Falls in Zambia. Can anyone help identify this?
Please help me. I think it’s the devil.
Bug that has been dead inside my laptop screen for over a year. About 2mm long. Macedonia. Taken with my phone and a CD reader lens.
My mother unrolled a rubber tarp to find this imprinted on the inside. It’s roughly the size of a soda can (excluding the antennae). We are located in south central Pennsylvania. Any ideas on what left this behind?
This bee got into the house and stung my dog two days ago. Was just now able to kill it. What was it?
This beautiful apparition?
My friend found this while cleaning out her sons outdoor toy chest (Location: Lake Erie, Canada)
Found this little spider with a web in our Venus flytrap this morning around Raleigh, NC. Not sure why the trap didn't close. Any ideas?
Albino mantis (Philadelphia PA)
Was looking for crabs under rocks at the beach in South Australia and found this..
This guy found its way onto my pants in the train in Japan. It has a cat face. What is it?
This is a peach. Japanese beetles for scale.
Any one know what kind of moth this is found on holiday in Morocco
Found in Costa Rica
A large bodied earthworm (Martiodrilus Crassus) spotted in Ecuador - no ID needed