Female Common True Katydid

Subject:  Katydid Eating It’s Tail? Geographic location of the bug:  Atlanta, Georgia Date: 07/30/2019 Time: 11:29 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  One more! This katydid has been hanging out on my front porch for 2 days now. I went outside about 11pm and it appeared to be eating its tail. I took a … Read more

Typhon Sphinx Caterpillar from Mexico

Subject:  Giant Caterpillar Found! Geographic location of the bug:  Mexico, Guanajuato State Date: 07/30/2019 Time: 12:58 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman :  Hi there! I was in my yard today and was shocked when I discovered this huge, mauvey colored, black striped caterpillar. I tried searching around the internet to indentify it but … Read more

Lion Beetle in British Columbia

Subject:  Unknown bee Geographic location of the bug:  Vancouver island B.C. Date: 07/30/2019 Time: 06:49 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  This noisy bee landed on the end of a log and eventually crawled underneath. How you want your letter signed:  Richard Dear Richard, Though this looks very much like a Bee, it is … Read more

Mating Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moths

Subject:  Help needed to ID orange winged flying critter Geographic location of the bug:  Atlantic Beach FL Date: 07/30/2019 Time: 08:51 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  My husband spotted this amorous couple on his early morning beach walk.Thanks to you who admire and respect all God’s creatures, great and small! How you want … Read more

Echo Moth

Subject:  Moth Geographic location of the bug:  Central FL Date: 07/27/2019 Time: 11:53 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Is this an echo moth? How you want your letter signed:  Nora Dear Nora, This is indeed an Echo Moth, Seirarctia echo, a species of Tiger Moth in the subfamily Arctiinae, which we identified on BugGuide.  … Read more