Death's Head Hawkmoth Caterpillar from Spain

green/yellow thingy Location: Andalucia September 30, 2011 7:38 am Hi, I found this on the floor near to a stream in La Hoz, Rute, Spain. Any ideas please Signature: Tiddy Hi Tiddy, This is the caterpillar of a Death’s Head Hawkmoth, Acherontia atropos, the European member of a genus that contains two other Asian moths … Read more

Bed Bug, NOT Delusory Parasitosis Perhaps

Ed. Note October 4, 2011:  This posting was originally entitled:  What’s That Bug? does not correct our contributors’ grammar. Continued correspondence with “need2relax” has caused us to speculate that there is a greater problem here that we are not qualified to address. Psychologically messed up..Please help. Location: couches September 29, 2011 3:43 pm I am … Read more

Another Wheel Bug Ménage à Trois

Is this a giant stink bug? Location: Clarksville, MD September 29, 2011 12:51 pm Hello Bugman, We have quite a few stink bugs around our house this time of year (Clarksville, MD) and I found this one that resembles stink bugs though perhaps isn’t related? It is actually a large bug with a diamond-esque back … Read more

Tawny Emperor

Moth or Butterfly Location: Delaware, Ohio 43015 September 29, 2011 5:51 pm Hello! I have seen this creature before but I can not find any info on it anywhere. I think it’s a moth, but I am not sure. This picture was taken 8/4/2011 in Delaware, Ohio. It was about and inch or so long … Read more

Stink Bug found in Salad

almost lunch Location: Salad Greens purchased in NS, Canda September 28, 2011 7:46 am This was in a box of salad greens I opened in June 2011. I am remiss that I don’t remember the country of origin for the box. It was so unique looking that I snapped some pictures to try and identify … Read more

Unknown Moth from Cape Town is Equine Maiden

what type of moth is this Location: Noordhoek Cape Town September 28, 2011 1:14 pm i saw this moth during the day , and again the next morning in the same spot. Very sunny and warm day. Signature: RocketGirl12 Dear RocketGirl12, We suspect this may take more time to research than we have this morning, … Read more