Unknown True Bug Nymph

Subject: Bug on my front door Location: Thomasville, Georgia May 30, 2017 4:27 pm Hi! I found this bug today…May 30, 2017, in southwest Georgia. Just curious why it might be. Someone suggested an assassin bug but I can’t find a picture that looks like it. Ha just saying ! Signature: Kathryn Dear Kathryn, This … Read more

Moroccan Bush Cricket

Subject: What’s this big Moroccan bug? Location: Morocco May 31, 2017 3:17 pm Hi Bugman, Can you help identify and tell me more about this bug? It was huge and looked like a grenade with legs! Spotted in Morocco and the locals call it a Black Bettle. Look forward to your opinion! Thanks, Signature: Pilot … Read more

Cecropia Moth

Subject: What in the world? Location: Williamsport, PA May 31, 2017 7:49 am Good morning from Williamsport, Pennsylvania! I was put planting the other day and found a red cocoon with what looked to be a stinger on the bottom of it, buried in the soil. I put it back and now this morning, this … Read more

Crane Fly from Canada

Subject: Crane Fly Location: Langley BC Canada May 30, 2017 12:18 pm Hey bugman just wondering what she is. I know it’s a crane fly, I believe it is a Nephrotoma. From the images I’ve found it looks like a Crocata to me. I live in BC Canada. I’m not really knowledgeable on insects, just … Read more

Oil Beetle

Subject: FYI Location: Huntly’s Cave, Grantown-On-Spey, Highlands, Scotland May 30, 2017 1:58 pm Hi, Not sure if you’re interested in this but thought I’d show you an Oil Beetle I found today. I had no idea what it was but thanks to the wonders of Google and your site I think i’ve got the right … Read more


Subject: Crazy bug Location: North LOUISIANA May 30, 2017 1:52 pm What is this?! Signature: Amansa Dear Amansa, This is a Giant Water Bug, sometimes called a Toe-Biter or Electric Light Bug.  It is an aquatic predator that is capable of flying and is frequently attracted to lights.  It should be handled with caution as … Read more