Ring-Legged Earwig

I’m from west central Alabama and we have been seeing these bugs around our house often could you please see if you could identify. I sent a message in on the 23 rd but have y heard back yet . I thought I’d try again. Thanks. Karen Luepnitz Dear Karen, We are sorry about the … Read more

Nasty Reader Award #13: A General Rude Comment

Subject:  Why??? Date: 12/28/2018 Time: 08:26 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Why in the hell do you have a site called What’s That Bug when you don’t want to answer people asking exactly that? Pointless, flippant and plain rude. There’s nothing humorous about people suffering. I see you aren’t shy asking for donations. … Read more

Pupa of a Pink Spotted Hawkmoth

Subject:  wHATS IS THIS BUG? Geographic location of the bug:  FRANKLIN NC Date: 12/27/2018 Time: 01:46 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  I FOUND THIS UNDERNEATH A PIECE OF WOOD How you want your letter signed:  HOFF Dear HOFF, This is the pupa of a Sphinx Moth or Hawkmoth in the family Sphingidae.  Based … Read more

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Subject:  Found four of these in my house Geographic location of the bug:  Northern westchester.  South salem new york Date: 12/22/2018 Time: 03:09 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  I found one dead on A sweater in my drawer, another on the steps and two more. They are hard shelled. Please see if you … Read more