Scarab Beetle from Israel

Subject: Killer Scarab from The Mummy? Location: a few miles inland of Caesarea, Israel May 31, 2016 11:35 am Hi, this guy was waiting for me outside my door when I got home tonight. Didnt move. Just waiting patiently for his moment to jump onto my face. His carapace has some interesting coloration and is … Read more

Male Fishfly

Subject: Big flying bug on porch Location: Mentor,ohio May 31, 2016 4:22 pm Hi ! Is anyone able to identify this bug? Thanks! He was on my porch,has big wings, and I think is hurt so please answer asap! Signature: From This is the third image of a Male Spring Fishfly we have posted this … Read more

Filament Bearer

Subject: Caterpillar/Inchworm Michigan Location: Redford, Michigan May 31, 2016 6:40 am Dear Bugman, This little caterpillar fell on my arm, while I was sitting under a Black Walnut Tree in southeastern Michigan on 5/28/2016. He was quite small, maybe inch long and a quarter inch wide. Thank you for the service you provide. Signature: Kristin … Read more

Crane Fly

Subject: Hornet? Location: Holt, Michigan May 28, 2016 5:35 pm Found in mid-Michigan in a wood pile. He was disoriented and walking in the grass, and let us move him without any issue. Looks like it has a very large stinger. Signature: Melissa Dear Melissa, We believe we have correctly identified this female Crane Fly … Read more