Animal Crossing Bugs Guide

BugsSelling PriceAvailabilityTimeLocation
Common Butterfly160All except Jul & Aug4AM-7PMFlying around
Yellow Butterfly160March, April, May, June, September, October4AM-7PMFlying around
Tiger Butterfly240March, April, May, June, July, August, September4AM-7PMFlying around
Peacock Butterfly2500March, April, May, June4AM-7PMFlying around “rare flowers”
Common Bluebottle300April, May, June, July, Aug4AM-7PMFlying around
Paper Kite Butterfly1000All8AM-7PMFlying around
Great Purple Emperor3000May, June, July, Aug4AM-7PMFlying around
Monarch Butterfly140September, October, NovemberN/AFlying around
Emperor Butterfly4000January, February, March, June, July, August, September, December5PM-8AMFlying around
Agrias Butterfly3,000April, May, June, July, August, September8AM-5PMFlying around
Rajah Brooke’s Birdwing2500All except March, October, November8AM-5PMFlying around
Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing4000May, June, July, August, September8AM-4PMFlying around
Moth130All7PM-4AMBuzzing around lamps and lights outside (there’s usually one next to Residential Services)
Atlas Moth3000April, May, June, July, August, September7PM-4AMOn the side of trees
Madagascan Sunset Moth2500April, May, June, July, August, September8AM-4PMFlying around
Long Locust200April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November8AM-7PMHopping on the floor
Migratory Locust600August, September, October, November8AM-7PMHopping on the floor
Rice Grasshopper160August, September, October, November8AM-7PMHopping on the floor
Grasshopper160July, August, September8AM-5PMHopping on the floor
Cricket130September, October, November5PM-8AMHopping on the floor
Bell Cricket430September, October5PM-8AMHopping on the floor
Mantis430All except January, February, December8AM-5PMPraying on flowers
Orchid Mantis2400All except January, February, December8AM-5PMPraying on white flowers
Honeybee200March, April, May, June, July8AM-5PMFlying around
Wasp2,500AllAllCatch in net when they attack you after shaking or chopping a tree
Brown Cicada250July, August8AM-5PMOn the side of trees
Robust Cicada300July, August8AM-5PMOn the side of trees
Giant Cicada500July, August8AM-5PMOn the side of trees
Walker Cicada400August, September8AM-5PMOn the side of trees
Evening Cicada550July, August4AM-8AM, 4PM-7PMOn the side of trees
Cicada Shell10July, AugustAllOn the side of trees
Red Dragonfly180September, October8AM-7PMFlying around
Darner Dragonfly230April, May, June, July, August, September, October8AM-5PMFlying around
Banded Dragonfly4,500May, June, July, August, September, October8AM-5PMFlying around
Damselfly500January, February, November, DecemberAllFlying around
Firefly300June7PM-4AMFlying around
Mole Cricket500January, February, March, April, May, November, DecemberAllDig underground
Pondskater130May, June, July, August, September8AM-7PMScooting on the top of rivers and ponds
Diving Beetle800May, June, July, August, September8AM-7PMScooting on the top of rivers and ponds
Giant Water Bug2,000April, May, June, July, August, September7PM-8AMScooting on the top of rivers and ponds
Stinkbug120All except January, February, November, DecemberAllIn bunches of flowers
Man-faced Stink Bug1000All except January, February, November, December7PM-8AMIn bunches of flowers
Ladybug200March, April, May, June, October8AM-5PMIn bunches of flowers
Tiger Beetle1500All except January, November, DecemeberAllCrawling on the floor
Jewel Bettle2,400April, May, June, July, AugustAllSpawns on chopped tree stumps (use axe, not stone axe, to chop down)
Violin Beetle450May, June, September, October, NovemberAllSpawns on chopped tree stumps (use axe, not stone axe, to chop down)
Citrus Long-horned Beetle350AllAllSpawns on chopped tree stumps (use axe, not stone axe, to chop down)
Rosalia Batesi Beetle3000May, June, July, August, SeptemberAllSpawns on chopped tree stumps (use axe, not stone axe, to chop down)
Blue Weevil Beetle800July, AugustAll
Earth-boring Dung Beetle300July, August, SeptemberAllRolling balls of dung around
Dung Beetle3000January, February, DecemberAllRolling balls of dung around
Scarab Beetle10000July, August11PM-8AMOn the side of trees
Drone Beetle200June, July, AugustAllOn the side of trees
Goliath Beetle8000June, July, August, September5PM-8AMOn the side of palm trees
Saw Stag2000July, AugustAllOn the side of trees
Miyama Stag1000July, AugustAllOn the side of trees
Giant Stag10000July, August11PM-8AMOn the side of trees
Rainbow Stag6000June, July, August, September7PM-8AMOn the side of trees
Cyclommatus Stag8000July, August5PM-8AMOn the side of coconut trees
Golden Stag12000July, August5PM-8AMOn the side of coconut trees
Giraffe Stag12000July, August5PM-8AMOn the side of trees
Horned Dynastid1350July, August5PM-8AMOn the side of trees
Horned Atlas8000July, August5PM-8AMOn the side of trees
Horned Elephant8000July, August5PM-8AMOn the side of trees
Horned Hercules12000July, August5PM-8AMOn the side of trees
Walking Stick600July, August, September, October, November4AM-8AM, 5PM-7PMFalls out of shaken trees
Walking Leaf600July, August, SeptemberAllUnderneath trees
Bagworm600AllAllFalls out of shaken trees
Ant80AllAllOn rotten food like rotten turnips on the floor
Hermit Crab1000All7PM-8AMLooks like a shell but runs away when you get close
Wharf Roach200AllAllOn rocks on the beach
Fly60AllAllBuzzing around “trash items” like tires if you leave them on the ground.
Mosquito130June, July, August, September5PM-4AMFlying around
Flea70All except January, February, March, DecemberAllBouncing on certain villager’s heads
Snail250AllAllOn rocks when it’s raining
Pill Bug250All except July, August11PM-4PMCrawls from under rocks when you hit them
Centipede300All except July, August4PM-11PMCrawls from under rocks when you hit them
Spider480All7PM-8AMShake trees at night
Tarantula8000January, February, March, April, November, December7PM-4AMScurrying around the floor at night – attacks you
Scorpion8000May, June, July, August, September, October,7PM-4AMScurrying around the floor at night – attacks you