Moth depicted on Belt Buckle

Subject:  Moths in a Buckle Geographic location of the bug:  South of my navel Date: 01/14/2018 Time: 12:17 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  I found this used belt buckle while thrift store shopping in Ventura, California. I’m wondering which type of moth is depicted in this beauty? What messages are moths sending as … Read more

Stick Insect

Subject: Strange Stick Insect Location: Beagle Bay, WA, Austalia September 3, 2014 3:19 am Hi What’s That Bug Team, I found this stick insect around the Kimberley Region of Western Australia, in Beagle Bay Primary School. I was hoping you could identify the species for me as some of its features and adaptations are quite … Read more

Antique, Victorian Brooch made with actual Tortoise Beetles

Subject: Scarab Victorian Brooch Location: Oregon January 15, 2013 5:09 pm This brooch had four beetles on it, but one fell off. If you Google, ”green scarab beetle,” lots of pictures of this species come up for sale called, ”antique Victorian brooch.” One website,, has the best pictures I have seen where one commenter … Read more

Cockroach Sculpture by Cesar Crash

Bug Art Location: São Paulo, Brazil January 26, 2012 7:35 am Here is my last creation. I let it hangin’ on my bed. Isn’t it adorable? Signature: Cesar Crash Hi Cesar, Thanks for reminding us that you have submitted other insect sculptures.  We will need to search the archive and categorize them as Bug Art.  … Read more