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...
[Austin, TX] No ID needed, just wanted to pitch y'all on my new buddy cop movie idea
no ID needed, just a fun fact!
A friend of mine is on vacation in Sri Lanka and sent me this
I think some of us can relate. Hope that it is allowed to upload here:D
Some of you might find this helpful although I doubt it...
I've never seen a yellow carpenter bee before!
Lunas have the cutest little faces.
I know this will get taken down but I hope a few of you will appreciate it.
We found this HUGE caterpillar munching on our tomatoes! What's he gonna metamorphosis into? (Illinois)
What is this strange spider?
Little guy almost made me late to work. Georigia, US
No idea what location, but if anyone knows what this cute fella is?
I thought some here might get a kick out of this lil' acorn weevil. I thought he was pretty cute.
Some kind of giant hummingbird moth
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
A guide to flying yellow bugs.
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]
This majestic moth on a factory wall in northern Indiana. AAA battery for scale.
[SE Michigan, USA] This stunning guy.
This is a really beautiful bug
This bright little dude landed on my dive kit and bummed a lift about 3 miles back to shore in Lagos, Nigeria.
Just thought you would appreciate Green Dragontail butterflies
No ID needed, just sharing a neat snakefly. A living fossil.
[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!
Found on r/Damnthatsinteresting
Look at this dude!
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.
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.
[Costa Rica] can anyone ID this wonderful caterpillar?
What bug is this? Gardener wanted to kill it but I said no.
Having trouble with this butterfly.
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 under a pile of wood in Northern Connecticut.
Found a newly emerged cicada drying in the Sun
Who’s this shiny guy found in Goa, India?
Saw this beast in Italy and admired it for 10 minutes.
Praying Mantis Hatched!
Thanks to this subreddit, I’ve become the go-to source for quick arthropod ID’s amongst my friends. Thanks r/whatisthisbug!
No ID needed, my son just wanted to share his friend he found the other day! Adult male dobsonfly.
Interesting insect photographed in Khao Lak, Thailand in 2014. Note - insect is around 3cm long and 1cm wide.
Idk if sea slugs count but they’re sure some pretty friends
Shadow of a Millipede walking.
Found in South India. About 1cm across. All metallic colors.
Microscopic view of a tapeworms head.
Big rocks = big bugs
It won’t be long!
No need for ID - orchid bee found in Costa Rica (was released shortly after)
[No ID Needed] A honeybee covered in pollen!
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
Baby Mantis Crawling On My Mulch
These handsome fellas are Luna Moths from Norway, Maine
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
Luna moth! Found in Maine, US
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)
No ID needed, just wanted to show this rare moth I found
[St. Louis Area] Female Promethea Moth emerged today.
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.
A very interesting specimen. No id needed, i just thought you guys would like it.
Can someone identify this, it was at the base of a mulberry tree in Pennsylvania
Not a bug?
Tiny Spider looks like a Watermelon, found in my garden in the UK
Found this little guy in Duval County, Florida
This little mantis found me! Must be very young.
A freshly emerged Cicada. Those wings!!
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.
A beetle(?) it have a pair of legs like grasshoppers
Found in germany, kind of looks like a bee, but black and triple the size
Praying Mantis caught rehearsing for her audition on Broadway
Name this comfy bug
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?
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
Saw this bright boy outside today in Sedgwick Maine.
Trapped in time, a wasp from 90 million years ago.
I found this cool bug near Victoria Falls in Zambia. Can anyone help identify this?
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.
Found in Costa Rica
A large bodied earthworm (Martiodrilus Crassus) spotted in Ecuador - no ID needed
Is this a bedbug?
[Massachusetts, USA] This smallish, brightly colored bug my dad found on his grill. None of us have ever seen anything like it.
[No ID needed] Found this Poplar hawk-moth at a zoo and even though it wasn't one of the exhibit animals, it was definitely the most interesting one to me!
Small and quite unusual Mantis from italy
Who is this mobile lint on my raincoat? 1 cm long, northern NJ, USA.
Bare with me, my phone died and I couldn’t take a picture (so I drew it) but I saw this little chubby spider in my room. I was the size of a dime or penny and has bright blue fangs(?). Is this guy friend or foe?
No ID needed but here’s some colourful Elephant Hawk moths! UK.
Golden orb weaver molted. Same one I posted a few days ago. Thought you all might enjoy her progress!
Feather-Horned Beetle from South Australia
There's a little camouflaged critter in there.
No identification needed. But this Carolina Sphinx is gorgeous.
Found this terrifying looking insect while walking in the woods yesterday, what is it? (NW Arkansas)
What is this 8-legged, perfectly clear and flat nickel-sized sea creature?? Jax Beach, FL
No ID needed. My kids and I collect cicada exoskeletons every August throughout our neighborhood. This is our 4th year doing it and we finally saw one that had just emerged.
My SO is a microbiologist. The dots are .5mm intervals for reference. Central Florida area.
What’s this bug? SE Queensland Australia
What is this spider? found in my backyard here in tropical QLD Australia
Keeping the ball rolling, here's one on Myriapods!
Saw this in Costa Rica, very large almost a foot long. What is this ancient creature
This horny fella found in the Poconos
Just a little game I made - who needs a fortune cookie when you have bugs on your wall?
Mom with her babies
Cool looking spider
This small dinosaur has been hanging outside my door for a few days.
No ID needed, just something cool.
Found in Poland, what is it?
Beautiful moth found in southeastern Kentucky
Just a friendly reminder that jumping spiders are supreme beings. Canopy Jumping Spider (Phidippus Otiosis)
Im assuming this is two bugs? Greenville, SC
New Orleans. Very active and flying. Landed on my pants go a moment:)
A wasp of some sort? I think it died from eating grass? From Iowa.
No ID needed, found this Luna Moth in my apartment complex
Ok, it's a snail, I know that. But it's massive. Surrey, UK. Loads of them around.
Does anyone know what bug this is, I thought I dropped a grape.
We call these Devil's horses (GA, USA) this one's about 3 inches including antenna but they can get bigger than this
[6B, Southern IL] Is this a huntsman wasp dragging a wolf spider? The wasp dragged it for over 40 feet. I've never seen this in person.
Who is this beauty? Found in a forest in Hungary.
This spider was crawling up my neck. Do I need to napalm the house?
Give me a damn name!
Crosspost you might find interesting : Mantisfly perfectly mimics a wasp as a defense mechanism
[SE Michigan] Green iridescent beetle with horn about the size of my thumbnail. Let me photo then flew away.
I've seen these guys a couple of times. Finally got a good photo. ID please!