Bug of the Month August 2022: Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly and Joe Pye Weed

Subject: Male Monarch Butterfly visits wildflowers in the garden Geographic location of the bug:  Campbell, Ohio Date: 07/29/2022 Time: 11:08 AM EDT Gentle Readers, There are some changes happening to What’s That Bug? including Daniel finally relinquishing some of his megalomaniacal editorial control by allowing a staff to take over much of the incoming mail … Read more

Bug of the Month July 2022: Widow Skimmers

Subject:  Widow Skimmer Geographic location of the bug:  Campbell, Ohio Date: 07/09/2022 Time: 09:59 AM EDT Dear Readers, You might not remember that Daniel, the Bugman, actually once posted numerous identification requests per day before disappearing from actively participating in this site.  Well, Daniel has had many changes in his personal life, including inheriting his … Read more

Halloween Greetings from a Longtime Contributor: Green Lynx eats Metallic Bee

Subject:  Happy Halloween! Geographic location of the bug:  Coryell County, Texas Date: 10/14/2021 Time: 01:48 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Hello again! I hope you are all well. Many insects in this photo, and I only know one, I think, a green lynx spider with prey. This photo is titled Macabre Magnolia in … Read more