Hanging Thief

Subject:  Big red mosquito bug Geographic location of the bug:  Tyler, TX Date: 06/28/2018 Time: 11:02 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  I found this in my house. We have the Saharan Dust (a rare phenomenon hitting East Texas right now.) I’m wondering if it is some sort of African bug that made its … Read more

Male Valley Carpenter Bee

Subject:  Large Golden Bee Geographic location of the bug:  Tucson, AZ Date: 06/28/2018 Time: 10:13 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  What is this? Large similar to the size of a beetle but looks like bee. How you want your letter signed:  Anna Dear Anna, This is a male Valley Carpenter Bee, a species … Read more

Large Rose Sawfly from the UK

Subject:  What is this Geographic location of the bug:  Handworth middlesex Date: 06/27/2018 Time: 07:52 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Can you identify this it was on my rose not seen one before How you want your letter signed:  Wayne Dear Wayne, This is a Large Rose Sawfly, Arge pagana.  Sawflies are non-stinging … Read more

Sculptured Pine Borer

Subject:  Concerned…bug found on my daughter Geographic location of the bug:  Ga Date: 06/24/2018 Time: 09:31 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Help…..is this an assassin bug or something else. ?  It did not bite her.  But upon research,  I freaked about Chagas disease… How you want your letter signed:  CarriHowell Dear Carri, This … Read more

Stag Beetle

Subject:  Large black beetle found in house Geographic location of the bug:  South-east Wisconsin (Wind Lake) Date: 06/26/2018 Time: 07:34 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Hello! My name is Lexi and I live in South-eastern Wisconsin. I was on my laptop when my dad called me into the kitchen exclaiming that there was … Read more

Cottonwood Stag Beetles

Subject:  Cottonwood Stag Beetle Geographic location of the bug:  New Castle, Colorado Date: 06/26/2018 Time: 12:25 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  I was picking up some trash in my yard when i noticed a pretty big black beetle eating what looked like a smaller beetle without its head. I took it inside to … Read more