A summary of this sub
Found in grandmothers garage. Hasn't moved in a while, I think it might be dead.
Spotted this weird beatle on the train?
Stuck my hand in the mailbox and this leapt out! Louisiana
Found in NYC. Can anyone identify it?
Found this guy in shop trying to help rotate some tires
[VT, USA] My son witnessed some lunacy
Hope this chart is helpful here
What is this beautiful worm?
3 cheers for Lamp Spider for taking out the fly that's been bothering me all day. Go Lamp Spider!
Enjoy a Giant cecropia silk moth
Well I'm stumped...
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.
Enjoy a Black ghost mantis in these difficult times; stay safe everyone
One of my favourite pictures I've taken. What butterfly is this?
No ID needed, just a picture of the baby mantis that hatched from the Ootheca ID'd by this sub awhile back as promised.
Promethea Moths gettin' it on outside St. Louis
Saw this beast in Italy and admired it for 10 minutes. [x-post]
Just wanted to share this cool photo of a cicada I found at work with the McDonald’s logo
No ID needed, just wanted to share this cool closeup of a Malaysian Soldier Ant
I saw a bright blue-white speck floating through the air like a mote of dust. Turns out it was a fly.
This giant grasshopper found in Colorado, USA
Huge caterpillars 🐛 not sure where they are from
Some of you might find this helpful although I doubt it...
Beautiful Mantidfly in Austin Texas
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
I have only seen this coloration on a cricket twice..... northern India.
Found at a gas station in northern Georgia
It’s about the size of my thumb. Found on Vancouver Island British Columbia.
[Blue Ridge Parkway, VA] Hey buggit, do you like my new bowtie?
Another shot of the extremely rare beauty, Chrysilla volupe [West Bengal, India]
Is this spider radioactive? (Very small, England)
What is this caterpillar in a penguin sweater?
This moth that resembles bird poop - northern Indiana
Helsingborg, Sweden. Trail goes all the way back to river. Didn't know where else to post this big boy.
I can’t say I’m familiar with this one.
Found outside a toilet in Sheung Shui,Hong Kong
Small guy located on MS gulf coast, USA
This beautiful colourful little dude [West Bengal, India]
Moth ID guide.
I thought you might appreciate the amazing photography of Andreas Kay, who died a couple months ago (quite young)
A friend of mine is on vacation in Sri Lanka and sent me this
Half spider, half fly... never seen one before.
Little guide to spider identifying
I hope thats okay to post here,reminded me of you guys 😊
Enjoy a ghost mantis
I found this amazing subreddit and have this image in my phone for years. I’ve always wondered what bug this is!
I thought some here might get a kick out of this lil' acorn weevil. I thought he was pretty cute.
I've never seen a yellow carpenter bee before!
Did y’all know about this? Where was Entomologist Barbie when I was a kid?!?
Pretty big boy. No ID needed. Just wanted to share.
We found this HUGE caterpillar munching on our tomatoes! What's he gonna metamorphosis into? (Illinois)
Lunas have the cutest little faces.
A bunch of these little guys fell from a cut tree branch. Some have the horn as seen here, others did not. Southern West Virginia.
Me and Althea ( phobaeticus magnus stick insect ) sending hugs and happy taughts to everyone! I hope she can put a smile on your faces in these hard times! Stay safe ❤
Moth landed on my finger, very pretty pink and yellow. Atlanta GA
Is this the murder hornet?
My uncle found this beauty in Surinam (Amazon rainforest)
B.C. Canada, no ID needed just moveing to a safer place to warm up
Little guy almost made me late to work. Georigia, US
Is this just a common bug? I've never seen anything so shiny like it was.
These blue butterflies with orange and black wings are all over the place. Okinawa, Japan.
[Philippines] This slick and dapper lookin' fella
Got lightning in my flappers and I’m ready to screech
Humor Break: A Stinging Sense Of Humor
(North Texas)Giant Leopard Moth with newly hatched mantis
I caught this tiny crab spider on my giant sunflower and thought yall might like to see him too
[No ID needed] My favourite time of the year is when Emperor Gum Moths come out. This pretty boy was very photogenic.
Not sure if a bug, but can someone ID this lemon fellow?
No idea what location, but if anyone knows what this cute fella is?
This lil bugger i found in Virginia about the size of my fingers seemed real friendly despite its little nippers
I think some of us can relate. Hope that it is allowed to upload here:D
Found in florida a couple of months ago in a strawberry field. Said to be a slug since it moved and crawled around. Yes, its the big black puddle at the kid's foot. Any guesses?
Golden Cocoon Butterfly
A moth laying eggs
What kind of ridiculously large moth is this?
My big Hickory Horned Devil boi
Been seeing some confusion on IDing these two, thought I'd try to make a little infographic. I hope it's helpful.
I know this will get taken down but I hope a few of you will appreciate it.
This majestic moth on a factory wall in northern Indiana. AAA battery for scale.
Found this colorful guy right before quarantine started in Argentina
Anyone know what this is?
Found a cocoon while hiking and I’ve been waiting for the last 2 months to see who would emerge. A beautiful polyphemus moth came out tonight! [Raleigh, NC]
Beautiful creature I found on my porch today. St. Louis, MO, USA
Its a Brown recluse !
19 inch long worm-like thing in driveway. Any ideas? Dangerous parasite full of coronavirus and violent video games? Harmless insect bug thing?
Bb mantis in SoCal
[Malaysia] No ID needed: Macrocilix maia, fly and bird poop mimicry (not my picture)
No ID needed, but here is a fabulous Red-Tailed Specter (Euerythra phasma) I stumbled across a few years ago in Austin, TX!
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.
What is this thing? Found on a piece of wood in a creek. Is this alive? Sorry if not a bug. It wasn't moving
Can anyone identify this absolute unit of a bug I just found in my backyard? He’s huge!
no ID needed! just wanted to share a pic of these spotted lady beetles! almost every year they swarm all over this tree
Look at this dude!
No ID needed (peanut head bug) just posting this cool little guy found on a tree in Belize.
Found in the Peruvian Amazon. Looks like it has dart fletchings for legs..
What is this strange spider?
In Southern Africa, found under a table.
Hardshelled hopper found in Terlingua/Big Bend, Texas
Dude squealed when I picked him up
Caught at the beach in QLD Australia, the big one about 5cm long
[SE Michigan, USA] This stunning guy.
Found these on the way to work. Sydney, Australia. ID please
No ID needed. Merry Christmas to all you insect lovers!
Neon green spider, red eyes, New Jersey. Found on my girlfriend while standing on a deck away from trees and grass and etc.
Large beetle found in my chicken coop, NW Georgia, USA.
🔥 Wattle Cup Caterpillar 🔥
I think it’s just a pill bug but this coloring seems so strange, it’s not paint, it was just chilling under a rock with a bunch or regular grey pill bugs. The picture doesn’t do it justice it is really flipping pretty.
The picture doesn't do it justice, the colours on this spider
Found on r/Damnthatsinteresting
This is a really beautiful bug
Found this praying mantis cross stick insect dragon tailed flying thing in Brisbane Australia.
No ID needed, just sharing a neat snakefly. A living fossil.
Does someone know if this bug is poisonous? I accidentally touched it, and now my whole arm hurts
What is this? ...and what will it turn into?
Hello little beauty. Flew off right after I got the shot.
Impressive. Found this at work in a pallet of patio blocks. I live in Wisconsin
No ID needed just wanted to share. Hammerhead Slug.
Butterfly in Bangalore, India
Who’s this shiny guy found in Goa, India?
Gorgeous beetle I rescued from my cat. What is it?
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]
Found a newly emerged cicada drying in the Sun
Looks like a Dinosaur/Praying mantis? About 2 to 3 inches long and saw it flying around too. Wilmington, NC.
Found in Northeast Louisiana, very large.
Found in Croatia on the seaside during summer
Having trouble with this butterfly.
[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!
Some kind of giant hummingbird moth
It won’t be long!
An emerald with legs landed in my tackle box while I was fishing at a creek in north-east Indiana, US.
Idk if sea slugs count but they’re sure some pretty friends
Anyone know what kind of cricket/grasshopper this is? Found in late December 2019 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Roughly 1 inch long.
No ID needed; enjoy a jewel caterpillar
Just Found this in my garden.. I guess a ladybug had sex with a spider
Shadow of a Millipede walking.
What spider is this? Found in southern Maine
[No ID Needed] A honeybee covered in pollen!
No ID needed, my son just wanted to share his friend he found the other day! Adult male dobsonfly.
Thanks to this subreddit, I’ve become the go-to source for quick arthropod ID’s amongst my friends. Thanks r/whatisthisbug!
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.
Found under a pile of wood in Northern Connecticut.
Got assaulted by this little guy while cleaning up after a mortar live fire.
What sort of moth is this?
What bug is this? Gardener wanted to kill it but I said no.
A guide to flying yellow bugs.