Banded Sphinx Caterpillar

Picture Can you help with this caterpillar found in Beaumont, Texas. I’m sorry I don’t know from what vegetation it was taken. Emmeline Dodd Hi Emmeline, This is a Banded Sphinx Caterpillar, Eumorpha fasciatus.

Gaudy Sphinx Caterpillar

Hi, I have been scouring the internet trying to find out what this creature is that we found. If you can help me with identification, that would be great. If not, I would appreciate anything you can tell me to lead me in the right direction to find this information. What I can tell you … Read more

Ant Mimic Spider from Greece

Ant Mimic Spider Hi Bugpeople, It moved like an ant, and waved its front legs like antennae. I didn’t even realize it was an arachnid until I looked real close. I spotted it in Zakynthos, Greece last summer. Does this intriguing little spider have a name? As always, thanks for your time, your wealth of … Read more

Luna Moth from Oklahoma

Luna Moth Hello Bugman, Thank you for your wonderful website. I found a match for identifying a moth that my sister and nephews found in their backyard in Norman, Oklahoma. Sincerely, Penny Andrews Hi Penny, Thank you for adding to our collection of beautiful Luna Moth images.

Unknown Fruit Fly

unknown fruit fly?? In the photos attached are some sort of fly that attacks my artichoke plants. they wander around the artichoke heads and stick their ugly egg laying thing into the creases of the flower head that is trying to grow. then their maggots eat holes (i believe) and ultimately damage the crop. Please … Read more

Dull Firetip Skipper

Dull Firetip Skipper and website suggestion Hi. THANKS for your great site. It is my favorite website on the internet. I have a photo of Dull Firetip Skipper (Pyrrhopyge araxes) that I think you might like. It was photographed at Harshaw Creek, AZ. I believe that this is a new species to your site. I … Read more