Eye Spotted Ladybird Beetle

Some sort of ladybug? Hi Bugman, I’ve taken a look through your ladybug page, and was not able to find a match to the photo I’ve sent you. I imagine that this is some sort of ladybug. I’ve never seen a ladybug like this one before…the white on it is throwing me off. Sorry the … Read more

Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Hatchlings

Whats this? Hy, I am Don from Franklin, La, and I have a second year growth of Thompson White Seedless grape vines that have and still has this pocket of caterpillars, they start with a group of egg pockets cluster about the size of a quarter and grow to small caterpillars and eat away at … Read more

Acorn Weevil

Kiwi-like bug Hello, My name is Matthew Frias, I am a 16 year old high school senior. I would like to ask for your help with identifying a strange bug. Today, I came across a strange looking bug that had a striking resemblance to the kiwi bird (well, to me at least) I have never … Read more

Northern Walkingstick

pine needle looking insect Okay, I’m stumped. Can you identify this most awesome example of evolution? This was on my screen one morning in southern New Hampshire. It is the exact size and shape of a couple of pine needles crossed. Cheers, Dan Hi Dan, This master of mimicry is a Northern Walkingstick, Diapheromera femorata.

Mating Mantids

My Apex pet… Hello and good day, I just wanted to first say that your site is by far the best for mantis pictures and stories. Bravo! I have two mantis, both female. One of them is a Carolina Mantid and the one in these pics is physically different with its left wing having a … Read more