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BUGS AROUND THE HOUSE

Black Witch Moth Female

Black Witch Moth

This is a big bug. It needs to be, considering all the cultural baggage it carries.

Horned Passalus

Horned Passalus

This bug loves to eat wood. But don’t worry, your house isn’t on the menu (finally).

Cloudless Sulpher adult butterfly

Cloudless Sulfur

The cloudless sulfur just might be the most common butterfly in North Florida.

Giant Water Bug

Giant Water Bug

It’s the terror of the public pool! Scourge of shopping center parking lots after dark!

Giant Leopard Moth

Giant Leopard Moth

You may have seen this moth before, maybe on the exterior of a building.

Eye Gnat

Eye Gnats

They’re called eye gnats. These tiny flies don’t bite or sting.

velvet ant

Velvet Ant

If you’re a nature lover, you might be familiar with the term “warning coloration.”

Ant Lion

Antlion

Here’s a bug that’s widely recognized in its larval form and sinks into obscurity as an adult.

Jadera Bug

Jadera Bug

Here’s a bug that many Florida residents have probably never seen, or even heard about.