Have you ever wondered how many different species of insects are there in the world?
As hard as it may be to believe, even scientists do not know exactly how many different species of insects live on our planet.
While there are a million known insect species, according to some estimates, there might be up to ten million different insect species.
For over twenty years, we have been helping people identify insects. Over this time, we have collected over thirty thousand anecdotes as emails from our followers. There are over a hundred thousand insect images that you can look up on whatsthatbug.com.
Looking for an insect? You can search our archives below.
If you do not find what you are looking for, write to us and we can help you identify the insect that is bugging you!