Subject: BUGS Location: On my head September 30, 2016 2:42 am today i was bush walking and when I got home after a couple hours one part of my head really started to ache and I felt something scab like and I tried pulling it off, it just would not come off so I went … Read more

Centipede from Australia

Subject: Caterpillar Location: Araluen NSW 2622 September 30, 2016 2:52 am Please can you help me identify this centipede Signature: Glen Dear Glen, The longitudinal striping on your Centipede is quite distinctive, and the closest match we could locate is Scolopendra laeta which we found on FlickR, and the individual depicted also has blue legs.  … Read more

Mating Grasshoppers from Tanzania: Pyrgomorphella albini

Subject: Grasshopper Location: Serengeti, Tanzania September 28, 2016 12:27 pm Hi. I am glad I found your page while searching for African grasshoppers. I took the picture of the two grasshoppers last December in Tanzania/Serengeti ad I’d love to know the name of this species. Can you help me? Signature: Sabine Dear Sabine, We spent … Read more

Beautiful Cockroach Nymphs from Australia

Subject: Melbourne bugs in spring Location: Melbourne September 28, 2016 5:40 pm These bugs seem to cluster together They are on a fence post in a local park, late September in Melbourne I’ve not seen this type before Any ideas? Signature: Bridget Dear Bridget, These are Beautiful Cockroach nymphs, Ellipsidion australe, or a closely related … Read more

Red Bug from India

Subject: I need help identifying this bug Location: Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh, north india September 29, 2016 5:58 am Hi bugman, I came across this tiny during my travels in north India. Could you please help me identify it? Thank you!! Signature: With love Though it is pale in color, we believe this is a Red … Read more