Western Boxelder Bug

Subject: What’s this bug? Location: Northern California foothills November 29, 2015 5:18 pm I live in the California Gold Country, halfway between Sacramento and Reno, NV. The elevation here is about 2500 ft. We have been in a prolonged drought, but have recently had a little bit of rain. I have lived in my house … Read more

Louse Fly

Subject: Never seen one before in my life Location: England November 29, 2015 10:05 pm This bug was on my leg and I took it off my leg and put it on some drawers and it only moved once and stood still for at least 10 minutes while I was looking at it. Do you … Read more

Rhinoceros Beetle, with curious horn

Subject: Rhinoceros Beetle Location: Delaware Watergap NJ November 30, 2015 6:23 am Hi Bug Man, I know this adorable guy was a rhinoceros beetle the moment I saw him. However, I cannot find his exact species. All the images I can find do not have the same horn, his horn has three small nodes at … Read more

Bed Bug

Subject: strange bug Location: Hanceville, Alabama November 28, 2015 8:17 pm We found this in our bed!?!?!? Signature: diana Dear Diana, This is a Bed Bug.  The bad news is that they will suck the blood of sleeping humans and if you found one, there are likely more.  The good news is that Bed Bugs … Read more

Immature Broad Headed Bug

Subject: Can’t Identify Location: austin texas November 29, 2015 10:26 am I have a beetle/ant like insect on a wandering jew plant. They stay in one spot & barely move. Neat little bug but after a long jnternet search couldn’t figurenout what it was. Any help would be appreciated in quenching my interest. Thanks. Signature: … Read more

Big Legged Plant Bug is NOT Kissing Bug

Subject: Kissing Bug?? Location: Wetumpka, Alabama November 29, 2015 10:53 am Hi, I found this bug in our backyard under the bedroom window. We live in Wetumpka, Alabama. Our backyard is rather “woodsy” — with a ton of trees and falling leaves. I’ve seen a lot of fuss over this ?kissing bug? in the news … Read more