Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Previous events

Bugs in the System: Insects and Their Impact on Human Affairs (Helix Books)
By M. Berenbaum, May R. Berenbaum
Addison Wesley Publishing Company, 1996
ISBN: 0-201-40824-4
Cite: 11618 with citation markup [cite:11618]
Lots of information related insects and entomology, with a focus on the intereaction between bugs and people. Many chapters of the book are devoted to the various insect species, both good and bad, that have had particular significance in human history. It is written in a very readable style with a nice touch of humor. Over 350 pages.