Eyed Elater

In all my 50 years I have never seen a big eye bug this big Hi: I was wondering if you knew what type of bug this was. It was on my screen and when I got close to it it flew to the ground. I live in Central Florida. Any help would be greatly … Read more

Pipevine Swallowtail Caterpillar

Can you please identify this caterpillar (with picture) Howdy, I live in Suwannee County, FL and found this little critter out and about near the front porch this morning. My best guess is that it’s a Gulf Fritillary Caterpillar, however I am most often mistaken as opposed to correct with these assumptions. Would you mind … Read more

Golden Netwing Beetle

fire bug?? Bugman, Found this beatle in the mountains of Idaho. Is this a fire bug? I thought red was usually a warning so we didn’t get too acquainted. Can you help me identify it?? Thanks, Allyson Hi Allyson, Despite being red, this is a Golden Netwing Beetle, Dictyopterus aurora. It is found in much … Read more