2,270 bells
 
 
AC:NL Bug Guide
 

Bug Encylopedia

Note: Click on a picture or name in the listings below to go directly to that bug in the information tables. Click on any picture in the tables to be taken back to the listings.


Alphabetical Listing
Agrias Butterfly Ant Bagworm Banded Dragonfly Bee Bell Cricket
Birdwing Butterfly Brown Cicada Centipede Cicada Shell Common Butterfly Cricket
Cyclommatus Stag Darner Dragonfly Diving Beetle Dung Beetle Emperor Butterfly Evening Cicada
Firefly Flea Fly Fruit Beetle Giant Cicada Giant Stag
Golden Stag Goliath Beetle Grasshopper Hermit Crab Honeybee Horned Atlas
Horned Dynastid Horned Elephant Horned Hercules House Centipede Jewel Beetle Ladybug
Lantern Fly Long Locust Longhorn Beetle Mantis Migratory Locust Miyama Stag
Mole Cricket Monarch Butterfly Mosquito Moth Oak Silk Moth Orchid Mantis
Peacock Butterfly Petailtail Dragonfly Pill Bug Pondskater Rainbow Stag Raja Brooke Butterfly
Red Dragonfly Rice Grasshopper Robust Cicada Saw Stag Scarab Beetle Scorpion
Snail Spider Stinkbug Tarantula Tiger Beetle Tiger Butterfly
Violin Beetle Walker Cicada Walking Leaf Walking Stick Wharf Roach Yellow Butterfly

Encyclopedia Listing

Top Location Near flowers Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Jun: 4am-7pm
Sep: 8am-4pm
Peak Mar-Jun: 8am-5pm
Selling Price 90 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 54mm
Common Butterfly Catch phrase I caught a common butterfly! How could I resist?

Top Location Near flowers Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Jun: 4am-7pm
Sep: 8am-4pm
Peak Mar-Jun: 8am-5pm
Selling Price 90 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 54mm
Yellow Butterfly Catch phrase I caught a yellow butterfly! Now to catch a toastfly!

Top Location Near pink and red flowers Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Jun: 4am-7pm
Jul-Aug: 8am-5pm
Sep: 8am-4pm
Peak Mar-Jun: 8am-5pm
Selling Price 160 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 114mm
Tiger Butterfly Catch phrase I caught a tiger butterfly! Looks like I pounced first!

Top Location Near black, blue and purple flowers Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Jun: 4am-7pm
Jul: 4am-5pm
Aug: 8am-5pm
Sep: 8am-4pm
Peak Mar-Jun: 8am-5pm
Selling Price 220 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 133mm
Peacock Butterfly Catch phrase I caught a peacock butterfly! Is it a bird or a bug?

Top Location Near flowers Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Sep-Oct: 4am-5pm
Nov: 8am-5pm
Peak Oct-Nov: 8am-4pm
Selling Price 140 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 108mm
Monarch Butterfly Catch phrase I caught a monarch butterfly! Who rules now? I rule now!

Top Location Near flowers Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 7pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 2,500 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 146mm
Emperor Butterfly Catch phrase I caught an emperor butterfly! Feeling blue, Your Majesty?

Top Location Near flowers Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 8am-5pm Peak -
Selling Price 3,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 53mm
Agrias Butterfly Catch phrase I caught an agrias butterfly! I guess this one agreed with me!

Top Location Near freshwater Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
May-Sep: 8am-5pm Peak -
Selling Price 2,500 Bells Cage Type Purple Average Size 178mm
Raja Brooke Butterfly Catch phrase I caught a Raja Brooke butterfly! It's worth about as much as royalty!

Top Location Near flowers Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 8am-4pm Peak -
Selling Price 4,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 250mm
Birdwing Butterfly Catch phrase I caught a birdwing butterfly! Wow! It's about the size of a bird!

Top Location Near outdoor lights Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
May-Sep: 7pm-4am Peak Jun-Aug
Selling Price 60 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 55mm
Moth Catch phrase I caught a moth! It finally saw the light!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 7pm-4am Peak -
Selling Price 1,200 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 320mm
Oak Silk Moth Catch phrase I caught an oak silk moth! Who's smooth now?

Top Location Near flowers Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
May-Jun: 8am-5pm
Jul: 8am-4pm
Peak -
Selling Price 100 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 16mm
Honeybee Catch phrase I caught a honeybee! What a sweet catch!

Top Location In trees Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak -
Selling Price 2,500 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 30mm
Bee Catch phrase I caught a bee! Bzzz! Bzzz! Bzzz! Phew!...But why am I still holding it?!

Top Location On ground Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
May-Nov: 8am-7pm Peak Sep-Nov
Selling Price 200 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 60mm
Long Locust Catch phrase I caught a long locust! It got the short end of the stick!

Top Location On ground Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Aug-Nov: 8am-7pm Peak 8am-4pm
Selling Price 600 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 50mm
Migratory Locust Catch phrase I caught a migratory locust! It migrated to a good spot!

Top Location On ground Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Aug-Nov: 8am-7pm Peak Aug-Oct
Selling Price 400 Bells Cage Type Blue Average Size 25mm
Rice Grasshopper Catch phrase I caught a rice grasshopper! Now I just need a soy-sauce mantis!

Top Location On flowers Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Nov: 8am-5pm Peak Sep-Nov: 8am-4pm
Selling Price 430 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 82mm
Mantis Catch phrase I caught a mantis! Time to pay your respects!

Top Location On white flowers Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Nov: 8am-5pm Peak -
Selling Price 2,400 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 46mm
Orchid Mantis Catch phrase I caught an orchid mantis! My eyes see all!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 8am-5pm Peak 8am-4pm
Selling Price 200 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 57mm
Brown Cicada Catch phrase I caught a brown cicada! These things are everywhere!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 8am-5pm Peak 8am-4pm
Selling Price 300 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 60mm
Robust Cicada Catch phrase I caught a robust cicada! It seems pretty lively to me! (Normal)
I caught a robust cicada! They're pretty docile on rainy days. (Raining)

Top Location On trees Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 8am-5pm Peak -
Selling Price 500 Bells Cage Type Blue Average Size 62mm
Giant Cicada Catch phrase I caught a giant cicada! Luckily I didn't need a bean stalk! (Normal)
I caught a giant cicada! Scratch that: a giant WET cicada! (Raining)

Top Location On trees Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Sep: 8am-5pm Peak Aug
Selling Price 400 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 35mm
Walker Cicada Catch phrase I caught a walker cicada! I'm the one walkin' the walk now! (Normal)
I caught a walker cicada! Walkin' in the rain, it seems! (Raining)

Top Location On trees Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 4am-8am, 4pm-7pm Peak -
Selling Price 550 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 33mm
Evening Cicada Catch phrase I caught an evening cicada! It just wasn't its night! (Normal)
I caught an evening cicada! More like a RAINY-evening cicada! (Raining)

Top Location On trees Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: All day Peak -
Selling Price 100 Bells Cage Type Blue Average Size 40mm
Cicada Shell Catch phrase I found a cicada shell! It's just a shell of its former self!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun:4pm-7pm, 11pm-8am
Jul-Aug: 4pm-8am
Sep: 4pm-7pm, 11pm-8am
Peak -
Selling Price 1,800 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 70mm
Lantern Fly Catch phrase I caught a lantern fly! Hmm. Must have run out of gas.

Top Location In air Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Sep-Oct: 8am-7pm Peak 4pm-5pm
Selling Price 80 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 40mm
Red Dragonfly Catch phrase I caught a red dragonfly! Wonder if it breathes fire...

Top Location In air Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Aug: 8am-5pm Peak 4pm-5pm
Selling Price 200 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 77mm
Darner Dragonfly Catch phrase I caught a darner dragonfly! I got darn lucky!

Top Location In air Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 8am-5pm Peak -
Selling Price 4,500 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 105mm
Banded Dragonfly Catch phrase I caught a banded dragonfly! Now to find the rest of its band!

Top Location In air Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Aug-Oct: 5pm-7pm Peak -
Selling Price 8,000 Bells Cage Type Purple Average Size 160mm
Petaltail Dragonfly Catch phrase I did it! I caught a petailtail dragonfly! It might be big, but I'm bigger!

Top Location On candy, lollipop, rotten perfect fruit, and rotten turnips Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak -
Selling Price 80 Bells Cage Type Farm Average Size 6mm
Ant Catch phrase I caught an ant! I'm exuber-ant! Well...not really...

Top Location On freshwater Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
May-Sep: 8am-7pm Peak Jun: 5pm-7pm
Selling Price 130 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 15mm
Pondskater Catch phrase I caught a pondskater! Why aren't they called pondskiers?

Top Location In river Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
May-Sep: 8am-5pm Peak -
Selling Price 800 Bells Cage Type Purple Average Size 37mm
Diving Beetle Catch phrase I caught a diving beetle! It's like I have sonar or something!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Oct: All day Peak -
Selling Price 120 Bells Cage Type Blue Average Size 14mm
Stinkbug Catch phrase I caught a stinkbug! Yup, yup, that stinks all right!

Top Location On shrubs during rain Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Sep: All day Peak May-Jun
Selling Price 250 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 57mm
Snail Catch phrase I caught a snail! Ok, well, maybe I found a snail.

Top Location On ground Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Sep-Nov: 5pm-8am Peak Nov
Selling Price 130 Bells Cage Type Wood Average Size 17mm
Cricket Catch phrase I caught a cricket! That's a sticky wicket, isn't it?

Top Location On ground Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Sep-Oct: 5pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 430 Bells Cage Type Wood Average Size 21mm
Bell Cricket Catch phrase I caught a bell cricket! Odd, it doesn't look like money...

Top Location On ground Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul: 4pm-5pm
Aug-Sep: 8am-5pm
Peak Sep
Selling Price 160 Bells Cage Type Wood Average Size 34mm
Grasshopper Catch phrase I caught a grasshopper! Seems it's hopped its last!

Top Location Underground Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Nov-May: All day Peak -
Selling Price 280 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 44mm
Mole Cricket Catch phrase I caught a mole cricket! And I didn't even have to reset!

Top Location On ground Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Sep: 8am-5pm Peak -
Selling Price 600 Bells Cage Type Purple Average Size 75mm
Walking Leaf Catch phrase I caught a walking leaf! I'm glad it can't run!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 4am-8am, 5pm-7pm
Sep-Nov: 4am-7pm
Peak -
Selling Price 600 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 85mm
Walking Stick Catch phrase I caught a walking stick! Check out its walking schtick!

Top Location In trees Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Oct-Feb: All day Peak Nov-Dec: 8am-7pm
Selling Price 300 Bells Cage Type Purple Average Size 35mm
Bagworm Catch phrase I caught a bagworm! Ain't no one baggin' on me now!

Top Location On flowers Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Jun, Oct: 8am-5pm Peak Mar-May
Selling Price 200 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 6.5mm
Ladybug Catch phrase I caught a ladybug! Or is this one a man?

Top Location On tree stumps Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun: 4am-7pm
Sep-Oct: 4am-5pm
Nov: 8am-5pm
Peak -
Selling Price 260 Bells Cage Type Purple Average Size 51mm
Violin Beetle Catch phrase I caught a violin beetle! But how do I tune it?

Top Location On tree stumps Appears In town. On island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 11pm-7pm Peak -
Selling Price 260 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 52mm
Longhorn Beetle Catch phrase I caught an longhorn beetle! I had to steer it toward my net!

Top Location On ground Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Sep: 8am-7pm
Oct: 4am-5pm
Peak -
Selling Price 1,500 Bells Cage Type Blue Average Size 18mm
Tiger Beetle Catch phrase I caught a tiger beetle! Who was really hunting whom?

Top Location Pushing snowballs Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Dec-Feb: 5pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 800 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 33mm
Dung Beetle Catch phrase I caught a dung beetle! Nah, the joke's just too easy.

Top Location On beach Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak -
Selling Price 200 Bells Cage Type Blue Average Size 42mm
Wharf Roach Catch phrase I caught a wharf roach! Even the beaches must be messy!

Top Location On island beach Appears Not in town. On island. During rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
All year: 7pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 1,000 Bells Cage Type Blue Average Size 40mm
Hermit Crab Catch phrase I caught a hermit crab! Finally, it came out of its shell!

Top Location Near freshwater Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun: 7pm-4am Peak -
Selling Price 300 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 13mm
Firefly Catch phrase I caught a firefly! Now I'm glowing with pride!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: All day
Sep: 7pm-8am
Peak Jul-Aug: 5pm-4am
Selling Price 100 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 20mm
Fruit Beetle Catch phrase I caught a fruit beetle! Orange you glad I did?!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 11pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 6,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 32mm
Scarab Beetle Catch phrase I caught a scarab beetle! Pfff. I've seen scarier!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 8am-5pm Peak -
Selling Price 2,400 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 35mm
Jewel Beetle Catch phrase I caught a jewel beetle! A real diamond in the rough!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: All day Peak Aug: 7pm-8am
Selling Price 1,000 Bells Cage Type Purple Average Size 60mm
Miyama Stag Catch phrase I caught a miyama stag! Glad I overcame my stag fright!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: All day Peak 7pm-8am
Selling Price 2,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 54mm
Saw Stag Catch phrase I caught a saw stag! Is carpentry big in the bug world?

Top Location On trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 11pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 10,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 55mm
Giant Stag Catch phrase Whoa! I caught a giant stag! Small world, isn't it?

Top Location On trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun: 7pm-8am
Jul-Aug: 5pm-8am
Sep: 7pm-8am
Peak -
Selling Price 10,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 60mm
Rainbow Stag Catch phrase I caught a rainbow stag! Aren't you a colorful bug!

Top Location on palm trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 5pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 8,000 Bells Cage Type Purple Average Size 90mm
Cyclommatus Stag Catch phrase I caught a cyclommatus stag! Need some tweezers?

Top Location On palm trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 5pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 12,000 Bells Cage Type Purple Average Size 62mm
Golden Stag Catch phrase Whoa! I caught a golden stag! Better not spend it all in one place!

Top Location On trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 5pm-8am Peak 11pm-8am
Selling Price 1,350 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 72mm
Horned Dynastid Catch phrase I caught a horned dynastid! Your era just ended, buddy!

Top Location On palm trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 5pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 8,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 152mm
Horned Atlas Catch phrase I caught a horned atlas! It's like a weight has been lifted!

Top Location On palm trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 5pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 8,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 146mm
Horned Elephant Catch phrase I caught a horned elephant! Did it get lost from the herd?

Top Location On palm trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 5pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 12,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 160mm
Horned Hercules Catch phrase I caught a horned hercules! Who's the mighty one now?

Top Location On palm trees Appears In town. On island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun: 7pm-8am
Jul-Aug: 5pm-8am
Sep: 7pm-8am
Peak -
Selling Price 6,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 108mm
Goliath Beetle Catch phrase I caught a goliath beetle! Hah! He doesn't look so big.

Top Location On villagers Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Nov: All day Peak -
Selling Price 70 Bells Cage Type Yellow Average Size 3mm
Flea Catch phrase I caught a flea! Oh no, now I'm itchy!

Top Location Under rocks Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Sep-Jun: All day
Jul-Aug: 7pm-4am
Peak Nov-Mar
Selling Price 250 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 13mm
Pill Bug Catch phrase I caught a pill bug! I don't know... It seems nice to me!

Top Location In air Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 5pm-4am Peak 7pm-11pm
Selling Price 130 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 4.5mm
Mosquito Catch phrase I caught a mosquito! Why you be hatin', mosquito?!

Top Location Near garbage, rafflesia, rotten perfect fruit, and spoiled turnips Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak -
Selling Price 60 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 9mm
Fly Catch phrase I caught a fly... Quite the buzzkill for it!

Top Location Under rocks Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Aug-Oct: 7pm-8am Peak -
Selling Price 250 Bells Cage Type Blue Average Size 25mm
House Centipede Catch phrase I caught a house centipede! Make yourself at home--in my net!

Top Location Under rocks Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. During WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Feb: 4pm-11pm Peak -
Selling Price 300 Bells Cage Type Purple Average Size 152mm
Centipede Catch phrase I caught a centipede! Impede the centipede!

Top Location In trees Appears In town. Not on island. During rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Jun: All day
Jul-Aug: 7pm-8am
Sep: All day
Oct: 11pm-4pm
Peak Apr-May: 4pm-8am
Sep: 7pm-8am
Selling Price 300 Bells Cage Type Green Average Size 25mm
Spider Catch phrase I caught a spider! My net is kinda like a web, right?

Top Location On ground Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Aug: 7pm-4am Peak -
Selling Price 8,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 83mm
Tarantula Catch phrase I caught a tarantula! WHAAAA! Destroy it!

Top Location On ground Appears In town. Not on island. Not during rain. Not during WiFi.
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Sep: 7pm-4am Peak -
Selling Price 8,000 Bells Cage Type Red Average Size 203mm
Scorpion Catch phrase I caught a scorpion! Not so fast now, are ya?!