Tetrio Sphinx Caterpillar

Venezuela Caterpiller Hallo Bugman, I saw this interessting Caterpiller in Merida / Venezuela. The yellow stripes were much more flashy in the sunlight than at the picture. Christian Hi again Christian, This one we know. This is a Tetrio Sphinx Caterpillar, Pseudosphinx tetrio.

Indonesian Argiope

Dear Bugman, Any help with an ID for this interesting spider found in my yard here in Dili, East Timor ? Thanks for your help Nick Hobgood Hi Nick, While we are not familiar with Indonesian species, we do know this spider is one of the genus Argiope.

Western Conifer Seed Bug

Western Conifer Seed Bug? Hi! I love your site! I’ve used it to identify at least 2 crawlys in the house already. I found this guy today on a houseplant…I’ve seen them before, and until looking them up on your site I’ve been calling them the King Box Elder Bugs, although I doubt they’re related. … Read more

Cotton Stainers from Antigua

Bugs of the caribean Island Antigua Hallo, these bugs i found on the carribean Island Antigua. I think it belongs to the Pyrrhocoridae. Christian Hi again Christian, We agree with you that these true bugs are in the Red Bug family Pyrrhocoridae. Update:  January 22, 2017 St Andrew’s Cross Cotton StainersThanks to a comment, we … Read more

Spiders and a Moth from Costa Rica

foreign bugs Hi Bugman – Your site is great! It looks like you are getting many foreign bugs now – so here are some from my recent trip to Costa Rica, bug paradise. A really cool spider that I think is a Micrathena, a huge wolf spider that I found in my bed when I … Read more