Prepupal Luna Moth Caterpillar in Maryland

Subject:  Salmon pink body with green head. Geographic location of the bug:  Baltimore County, Maryland Date: 08/06/2022 Time: {current_time} EDT Your letter to the bugman:   Never saw anything like this one. Found this odd character on our driveway the other day (Aug 2022). Salmon pink body with green head. About 2-3″ long.  At first glance … Read more

Horse Fly from Pennsylvania

Subject:  Flying insect Geographic location of the bug:  Pennsylvania Date: 08/08/2022 Time: {current_time} EDT Your letter to the bugman:   Fly or a bee? We’re unsure what this is. How you want your letter signed:  NA Dear NA, This is a Horse Fly, and a female, the blood sucking sex in the family.  We are not … Read more

Giant Peacock Moth from Northern Italy

Subject:  Moth ID Geographic location of the bug:  North Italy, near border with Slovenia Date: 08/09/2022 Time: {current_time} EDT Your letter to the bugman: Hello, found this beautiful specimen and i would love to know what species it is. Thank you in advance! How you want your letter signed:  Marco Dear Marco, We love your … Read more

Hemipterans hatching in Southeast Asia

Subject:  Red Ants Emerging Out Of A… Barnacle? Geographic location of the bug:  Singapore, Southeast Asia Date: 08/03/2022 Time: {current_time} EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Dear Mr. Marlos, thank you for your services and your labor of love that help millions of people around the world to understand what they are looking at. Here’s … Read more

Tiger Bee Fly from Canada

Subject:  Tiger Bee Fly Geographic location of the bug:  Oakville Ontario Canada Date: 08/03/2022 Time: {current_time} EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Found this strange fly on our deck …never seen one before so question is was it brought up here by weather winds as this appears to be too far north? How you want … Read more