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1 1 Chinese mantis

Chinese mantis

by sctmeyerWarrington Township, Pennsylvania, USA

1 0 Pill bug, Rollie pollie

Pill bug, Rollie pollie

by AnnaleeHodgesArkansas, USA

Dark brown pill-shaped bug with gray/translucent legs.

0 1 Asian lady beetle

Asian lady beetle

by michaelcali17Minnesota, USA

Beneficial

0 1 Spotting

Spotting

by JaymeTimsGrzebikHawaii, USA

Found in house. Think it may be feeding on other bugs. Maybe this is a

1 4 Long legged fly

Long legged fly

by llortizgarciaBuena Vista, Puerto Rico, USA

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3 0 Longlegged Fly

Longlegged Fly

by SmallWondersGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA

A small, about 5mm, beneficial fly usually ...

5 5 Mealy Bug Destroyer Larva

Mealy Bug Destroyer Larva

by ceherzogSarasota, Florida, USA

Looks like a giant mealy bug in it's larval stage.

7 4 Florida Predatory Stink Bug

Florida Predatory Stink Bug

by Maria dBNorth Carolina, USA

Black with orange or red pattern of adults is distinctive. considered a

0 0 Dobsonfly

Dobsonfly

by ursulavTexas, USA

Utterly terrifying and very large insect ...

2 0 Common House Spider - male

Common House Spider - male

by Small WondersGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA

America. House spiders are cobweb spiders and catch prey by sensing the ...

1 2 Red and blue pollen beetle

Red and blue pollen beetle

by martinlVictoria, Australia

A distinctive blue and red metallic beetle. A first in the family Melyridae = ...

5 4 Nursery Web Spider

Nursery Web Spider

by SmallWondersGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA

spots. These spiders are beneficial ...

1 0 Elongate twig ant

Elongate twig ant

by SmallWondersQuintana Roo, Mexico

A long, solitary, wasp-like ant. It feeds on live

0 0 Paper Wasp

Paper Wasp

by gatorfellowsDenton, Texas, USA

This wasp is chewing off a chunk of a Sleepy Orange caterpillar. He eventually ...

0 0 Snipe Fly - male

Snipe Fly - male

by Small WondersNorthview, Michigan, USA

entire head. Snipe flies, both adults and larvae, are

0 0 Twice-stabbed Lady Beetle

Twice-stabbed Lady Beetle

by celestialprincess101Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

mealybugs. It is a beneficial

2 1 Eyed Elater

Eyed Elater

by Hunter5Austin, Texas, USA

2 0 Eastern Forktail

Eastern Forktail

by SmallWondersGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Teneral female. Damselfly nymphs are voracious predators of aquatic

2 3 Wheel Bug

Wheel Bug

by CarolSnowMilnePennsylvania, USA

2nd encounter with a wheel bug. Around 2 inches. One of the largest

0 0 Golden Paper Wasp

Golden Paper Wasp

by gavanwpGallatin, Tennessee, USA

Adults feed primarily on nectar but also gather undesirable garden

0 0 Green Lacewing

Green Lacewing

by gatorfellowsDenton, Texas, USA

Soft-bodied insects with copper-colored ...

0 0 Green Lacewing

Green Lacewing

by gatorfellowsTexas, USA

Soft-bodied insects with copper-colored ...

1 0 Carolina Mantis (female)

Carolina Mantis (female)

by Marvin SmithArkansas, USA

Female Carolina Mantis just hanging around in the fog and adorned with remnants ...

3 3 Downy Yellowjacket

Downy Yellowjacket

by SmallWondersGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA

hairs on the thorax and abdomen. Yellowjackets are

5 0 orange ladybug

orange ladybug

by elapjCebu, Bohol, Philippines

I think it's eating the aphids on our chili pepper plant.

2 2 Common Thread Waisted Wasp

Common Thread Waisted Wasp

by RiekoSNew York, USA

-consuming caterpillars are taken as larvae food, this

0 0 Marimbondo caboclo

Marimbondo caboclo

by EduardoFrickGuararema, São Paulo, Brazil

quite beneficial to man, the wasp is hated ...

3 2 Bee-like Robber Fly

Bee-like Robber Fly

by SmallWondersGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Many Laphria species are amazing bumble bee or carpenter bee mimics. Adults ...

4 2 Eastern Pondhawk

Eastern Pondhawk

by Small WondersGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Eastern Pondhawks often perch on the ground near still water. Adults feed on ...

11 6 Eastern Pondhawk

Eastern Pondhawk

by Small WondersGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Eastern Pondhawks often perch on the ground near still water. Adults feed on ...

0 4 Rough stink bug

Rough stink bug

by KarenLTennessee, USA

Rough Stink Bugs are not harmful as these

5 6 Common Barklouse Nymphs

Common Barklouse Nymphs

by chesterbperryEast Ridge, Tennessee, USA

Despite their common name these insect are ...

9 10 Huntsman Spider

Huntsman Spider

by AtulMaharashtra, India

beneficial because they feed on

1 2 Wheel Bug

Wheel Bug

by CarolSnowMilnePennsylvania, USA

Japanese beetles. (Beneficial

0 0 Assassin bug

Assassin bug

by SolveigSingletonColumbia, Maryland, USA

About 1/2 inch long, with an orange body, bristles visible on towards the back ...

1 0 Horned Passalus

Horned Passalus

by dandoucetteOntario, Canada

about 1.25", considered beneficial in its ...

2 2 a hornet captured a beetle

a hornet captured a beetle

by HarumKoh近畿 (Kinki Region), Japan

size: 27-40mm.

3 8 Shield Huntsman Spider

Shield Huntsman Spider

by ChristianeQueensland, Australia

Large spider known as huntsman spiders because of their speed and mode of ...

0 0 Large Crane Fly

Large Crane Fly

by gatorfellowsTexas, USA

Mostly orange with dark antenna except at the base. These large flying

3 0 Ladybug or Ladybird

Ladybug or Ladybird

by MichelleyQueenofQueensSarasota, Florida, USA

Small, beloved, winged beetle. Typically red with black spots. Much loved as a ...

1 2 Syrphid Fly

Syrphid Fly

by Mary Henschel ChadseySarasota, Florida, USA

Toxomerus marginatus, is a common species of hoverfly. It is found in many ...

2 0 Lacy phacelia

Lacy phacelia

by Marta RubioTexeiraVlaanderen, Belgium

attractant for other beneficial

1 0 Florida predatory stink bug

Florida predatory stink bug

by LuisStevensSan Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

considered a beneficial

0 2 Monarch

Monarch

by DonnaBurrusTennessee, USA

Beautiful Orange, tan, white and black butterfly

12 2 Spined Soldier Bug

Spined Soldier Bug

by SmallWondersGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Beneficial predatory stink bug that feeds ...

5 5 Syrphid Fly - female

Syrphid Fly - female

by Small WondersGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA

A very tiny syrphid fly, less than 1/4", yet extremely