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?
Found in NYC. Can anyone identify it?
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
Some of you might find this helpful although I doubt it...
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.
It’s about the size of my thumb. Found on Vancouver Island British Columbia.
Another shot of the extremely rare beauty, Chrysilla volupe [West Bengal, India]
This beautiful colourful little dude [West Bengal, India]
Helsingborg, Sweden. Trail goes all the way back to river. Didn't know where else to post this big boy.
A friend of mine is on vacation in Sri Lanka and sent me this
I thought you might appreciate the amazing photography of Andreas Kay, who died a couple months ago (quite young)
Little guide to spider identifying
I hope thats okay to post here,reminded me of you guys 😊
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!
We found this HUGE caterpillar munching on our tomatoes! What's he gonna metamorphosis into? (Illinois)
Lunas have the cutest little faces.
Enjoy a ghost mantis
Did y’all know about this? Where was Entomologist Barbie when I was a kid?!?
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 ❤
Little guy almost made me late to work. Georigia, US
Humor Break: A Stinging Sense Of Humor
[Philippines] This slick and dapper lookin' fella
Got lightning in my flappers and I’m ready to screech
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.
No idea what location, but if anyone knows what this cute fella is?
I think some of us can relate. Hope that it is allowed to upload here:D
A moth laying eggs
Golden Cocoon Butterfly
My big Hickory Horned Devil boi
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.
What kind of ridiculously large moth is this?
Found this colorful guy right before quarantine started in Argentina
19 inch long worm-like thing in driveway. Any ideas? Dangerous parasite full of coronavirus and violent video games? Harmless insect bug thing?
Its a Brown recluse !
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.
[Malaysia] No ID needed: Macrocilix maia, fly and bird poop mimicry (not my picture)
Look at this dude!
Not sure if a bug, but can someone ID this lemon fellow?
What is this strange spider?
Hardshelled hopper found in Terlingua/Big Bend, Texas
In Southern Africa, found under a table.
Caught at the beach in QLD Australia, the big one about 5cm long
[SE Michigan, USA] This stunning guy.
No ID needed. Merry Christmas to all you insect lovers!
Found these on the way to work. Sydney, Australia. ID please
Neon green spider, red eyes, New Jersey. Found on my girlfriend while standing on a deck away from trees and grass and etc.
🔥 Wattle Cup Caterpillar 🔥
The picture doesn't do it justice, the colours on this spider
Found on r/Damnthatsinteresting
This is a really beautiful bug
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
Found this praying mantis cross stick insect dragon tailed flying thing in Brisbane Australia.
Hello little beauty. Flew off right after I got the shot.
No ID needed just wanted to share. Hammerhead Slug.
Impressive. Found this at work in a pallet of patio blocks. I live in Wisconsin
Butterfly in Bangalore, India
Gorgeous beetle I rescued from my cat. What is it?
Who’s this shiny guy found in Goa, India?
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!
Idk if sea slugs count but they’re sure some pretty friends
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.
[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.
What bug is this? Gardener wanted to kill it but I said no.
Got assaulted by this little guy while cleaning up after a mortar live fire.
A guide to flying yellow bugs.
No need to identify this superb green cicada. She just wants to wave hello and be internet famous.
What kind of leaf is this?
Found on a birch leaf in June. Finland
Quarantine buddy! Melb, Aus!
Cute moth I rescued from a screened in room at my nursery in central FL
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.
Big rocks = big bugs
Praying Mantis Hatched!
Found under a shed in county Wexford Ireland
[Tocantins, Brazil] Just sharing this cute soldierfly
what kind of caterpillar is this? from thailand.
No need for ID - orchid bee found in Costa Rica (was released shortly after)
What are all of these crazy things!?
I found this madame? I would like to ask for her name !
Found this leafy boi in India. Which species is this ?
What did my friend find after a rain in GA?
Male netcaster/ogreface spider. Sydney Aus. They start appearing around this time of year! More pics in comments
Just thought you would appreciate Green Dragontail butterflies
Microscopic view of a tapeworms head.
(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.
Central Texas, looks like it uses these leaves as a mobile home. Shrunk back inside them when I got too close
This handsome fellow landed on me today. In virgina beach, Virgina
Found in South India. About 1cm across. All metallic colors.
Baby Mantis Crawling On My Mulch
Strange spider-like little guy (South America)
What is this buggy, found in New England a few weeks back.
[Costa Rica] can anyone ID this wonderful caterpillar?
[Worldwide] “What’s up with all these carpet beetle posts?!?”
[Southern Arizona] What is this colorful creature?
No ID needed. Black Swallowtail butterfly that eclosed on my deck this morning.
Found this little guy in Duval County, Florida
Not a bug?
This guy had so much personality, amazing creature.
These handsome fellas are Luna Moths from Norway, Maine
Found in germany, kind of looks like a bee, but black and triple the size
Spider with claw-like front legs
Interesting insect photographed in Khao Lak, Thailand in 2014. Note - insect is around 3cm long and 1cm wide.
Cool beard, bro
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)
A freshly emerged Cicada. Those wings!!
Enjoy this absolute unit of an atlas moth
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.
Any one know what kind of moth this is found on holiday in Morocco
Can someone identify this, it was at the base of a mulberry tree in Pennsylvania
Please help me. I think it’s the devil.
Found this cool bug in Tucson, AZ. Anyone know what it is?
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
This little mantis found me! Must be very young.
Found this dude on my sleeve this morning in Houston. Any guesses?
No ID needed, just wanted to show this rare moth I found
Just wanted to share this photo of a blue-banded bee in my garden, sheltering from some much needed rain! NSW, Australia.
Saw this beast in Italy and admired it for 10 minutes.