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There are over 1 million identified species of insects and spiders in the world with many more still awaiting discovery.

Insects provide a vastly overlooked - and often times misunderstood - window into our fragile ecosystem that involves the perfect balance of millions of individual components. In many ways, insects allow for our comfortable existence by providing a plethora of benefits including consumable goods, insect population control, and answers to science's lingering questions - understanding insects is a small step to understanding the very world we live in.


Spiders!
Beetles
Butterflies & Moths
Ants, Bees & Wasps
True Bugs
Grasshoppers & Crickets
Dragonflies & Damselflies
Alderflies, Dobsonflies & Similar
Antlions & Lacewings
Bristletails
Centipedes & Similar
Cicadas & Planthoppers
Cockroaches
Earwigs
Mantises
Mayflies
Mites & Ticks
Scorpions & Similar
Walkingsticks & Timemas


Top Insect Searches of 2018...
Cow Killer
Velvety hairs in bright red and black are clear visual warnings on the Cow Killer that should give one pause before touching.
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Katydid
The Katydid, belonging to the same group as Grasshoppers and Crickets, has the appearance of a basic tree leaf and carries a chirp like no other.
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Assassin Bug
Rough handling can invite an intense and unforgettably painful 'bite' from the powerful fang of an Assassin Bug juvenile or adult.
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Black and Yellow Garden Spider
The ubiquitous Black and Yellow Garden Spider is a steadfast sentinel, diligently guarding over gardens and spinning intricate web patterns.
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BUGFINDER!
Identify your creepy-crawly critter by inputting a few details.