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Bug caught in New Horizons

In New Horizons, the total number of bugs is 80 up from 72 in New Leaf. New bugs include the Atlas moth, Paper kite butterfly, Great purple emperor, Madagascan sunset moth, Damselfly, Blue weevil beetle, Common bluebottle, Drone beetle, Earth-boring dung beetle, Man-faced stink bug, and Rosalia batesi beetle. Dropped bugs include the Fruit beetle, Petaltail dragonfly, House centipede, Oak silk moth, and the Lantern fly.


To view by month, go to Guide:Monthly critter lists (New Horizons).

Bugs
Name Image Price Location Time Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common butterfly NH-Icon-commonbutterfly.png 160 Flying 4 AM - 7 PM - -
Yellow butterfly NH-Icon-yellowbutterfly.png 160 Flying 4 AM - 7 PM - - - - - -
Tiger butterfly NH-Icon-tigerbutterfly.png 240 Flying 4 AM - 7 PM - - - - -
Peacock butterfly NH-Icon-peacockbutterfly.png 2,500 Flying by Hybrid Flowers 4 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - - -
Common bluebottle NH-Icon-commonbluebottle.png 300 Flying 4 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - -
Paper kite butterfly NH-Icon-paperkitebutterfly.png 1,000 Flying 8 AM - 7 PM
Great purple emperor NH-Icon-greatpurpleemperor.png 3,000 Flying 4 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - - -
Monarch butterfly NH-Icon-monarchbutterfly.png 140 Flying 4 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - -
Emperor butterfly NH-Icon-emperorbutterfly.png 4,000 Flying 5 PM - 8 AM - - - -
Agrias butterfly NH-Icon-agriasbutterfly.png 3,000 Flying 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - -
Rajah Brooke's birdwing NH-Icon-rajahbrookesbirdwing.png 2,500 Flying 8 AM - 5 PM - - -
Queen Alexandra's birdwing NH-Icon-queenalexandrasbirdwing.png 4,000 Flying 8 AM - 4 PM - - - - - - -
Moth NH-Icon-moth.png 130 Flying by Light 7 PM - 4 AM
Atlas moth NH-Icon-atlasmoth.png 3,000 On Trees 7 PM - 4 AM - - - - - -
Madagascan sunset moth NH-Icon-madagascansunsetmoth.png 2,500 Flying 8 AM - 4 PM - - - - - -
Long locust NH-Icon-longlocust.png 200 On the Ground 8 AM - 7 PM - - - -
Migratory locust NH-Icon-migratorylocust.png 600 On the Ground 8 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - - -
Rice grasshopper NH-Icon-ricegrasshopper.png 160 On the Ground 8 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - - -
Grasshopper NH-Icon-grasshopper.png 160 On the Ground 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - -
Cricket NH-Icon-cricket.png 130 On the Ground 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - -
Bell cricket NH-Icon-bellcricket.png 430 On the Ground 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Mantis NH-Icon-mantis.png 430 On Flowers 8 AM - 5 PM - - -
Orchid mantis NH-Icon-orchidmantis.png 2,400 On Flowers (White) 8 AM - 5 PM - - -
Honeybee NH-Icon-honeybee.png 200 Flying 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - -
Wasp NH-Icon-wasp.png 2,500 Shaking Trees All day
Brown cicada NH-Icon-browncicada.png 250 On Trees 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Robust cicada NH-Icon-robustcicada.png 300 On Trees 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Giant cicada NH-Icon-giantcicada.png 500 On Trees 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Walker cicada NH-Icon-walkercicada.png 400 On Trees 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Evening cicada NH-Icon-eveningcicada.png 550 On Trees 4 AM - 8 AM & 4 PM - 7 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Cicada shell NH-Icon-cicadashell.png 10 On Trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Red dragonfly NH-Icon-reddragonfly.png 180 Flying 8 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Darner dragonfly NH-Icon-darnerdragonfly.png 230 Flying 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - -
Banded dragonfly NH-Icon-bandeddragonfly.png 4,500 Flying 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - -
Damselfly NH-Icon-damselfly.png 500 Flying All day - - - - - - - -
Firefly NH-Icon-firefly.png 300 Flying 7 PM - 4 AM - - - - - - - - - - -
Mole cricket NH-Icon-molecricket.png 500 Underground All day - - - - -
Pondskater NH-Icon-pondskater.png 130 On Ponds and Rivers 8 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - -
Diving beetle NH-Icon-divingbeetle.png 800 On Ponds and Rivers 8 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - -
Giant water bug NH-Icon-giantwaterbug.png 2,000 On Ponds and Rivers 7 PM - 8 AM - - - - - -
Stinkbug NH-Icon-stinkbug.png 120 On Flowers All day - - - -
Man-faced stink bug NH-Icon-manfacedstinkbug.png 1,000 On Flowers 7 PM - 8 AM - - - -
Ladybug NH-Icon-ladybug.png 200 On Flowers 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - -
Tiger beetle NH-Icon-tigerbeetle.png 1,500 On the Ground All day - - -
Jewel beetle NH-Icon-jewelbeetle.png 2,400 On Tree Stumps All day - - - - - - -
Violin beetle NH-Icon-violinbeetle.png 450 On Tree Stumps All day - - - - - - -
Citrus long-horned beetle NH-Icon-citruslonghornedbeetle.png 350 On Tree Stumps All day
Rosalia batesi beetle NH-Icon-rosaliabatesibeetle.png 3,000 On Tree Stumps All day - - - - - - -
Blue weevil beetle NH-Icon-blueweevilbeetle.png 800 On Trees (Coconut) All day - - - - - - - - - -
Dung beetle NH-Icon-dungbeetle.png 3,000 On the Ground (rolling snowballs) All day - - - - - - - - -
Earth-boring dung beetle NH-Icon-earthboringdungbeetle.png 300 On the Ground All day - - - - - - - - -
Scarab beetle NH-Icon-scarabbeetle.png 10,000 On Trees 11 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Drone beetle NH-Icon-dronebeetle.png 200 On Trees All day - - - - - - - - -
Goliath beetle NH-Icon-goliathbeetle.png 8,000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - -
Saw stag NH-Icon-sawstag.png 2,000 On Trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Miyama stag NH-Icon-miyamastag.png 1,000 On Trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Giant stag NH-Icon-giantstag.png 10,000 On Trees 11 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Rainbow stag NH-Icon-rainbowstag.png 6,000 On Trees 7 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - -
Cyclommatus stag NH-Icon-cyclommatusstag.png 8,000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Golden stag NH-Icon-goldenstag.png 12,000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Giraffe stag NH-Icon-giraffestag.png 12,000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Horned dynastid NH-Icon-horneddynastid.png 1,350 On Trees 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Horned atlas NH-Icon-hornedatlas.png 8,000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Horned elephant NH-Icon-hornedelephant.png 8,000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Horned hercules NH-Icon-hornedhercules.png 12,000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Walking stick NH-Icon-walkingstick.png 600 On Trees 4 AM - 8 AM & 5 PM - 7 PM - - - - - - -
Walking leaf NH-Icon-walkingleaf.png 600 Under Trees Disguised as Leaves All day - - - - - - - - -
Bagworm NH-Icon-bagworm.png 600 Shaking Trees All day
Ant NH-Icon-ant.png 80 On rotten food All day
Hermit crab NH-Icon-hermitcrab.png 1,000 Beach disguised as Shells 7 PM - 8 AM
Wharf roach NH-Icon-wharfroach.png 200 On Beach Rocks All day
Fly NH-Icon-fly.png 60 On Trash Items All day
Mosquito NH-Icon-mosquito.png 130 Flying 5 PM - 4 AM - - - - - - - -
Flea NH-Icon-flea.png 70 Villager's Heads All day - - - -
Snail NH-Icon-snail.png 250 On Rocks and Bushes (Rain) All day
Pill bug NH-Icon-pillbug.png 250 Hitting Rocks 11 PM - 4 PM - -
Centipede NH-Icon-centipede.png 300 Hitting Rocks 4 PM - 11 PM - -
Spider NH-Icon-spider.png 600 Shaking Trees 7 PM - 8 AM
Tarantula NH-Icon-tarantula.png 8,000 On the Ground 7 PM - 4 AM - - - - - -
Scorpion NH-Icon-scorpion.png 8,000 On the Ground 7 PM - 4 AM - - - - - -

Bugs
Name Image Price Location Time Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common butterfly NH-Icon-commonbutterfly.png 160 Flying 4am - 7pm - -
Yellow butterfly NH-Icon-yellowbutterfly.png 160 Flying 4am - 7pm - - - - - -
Tiger butterfly NH-Icon-tigerbutterfly.png 240 Flying 4am - 7pm - - - - -
Peacock butterfly NH-Icon-peacockbutterfly.png 2,500 Flying by hybrid flowers 4am - 7pm - - - - - - - -
Common bluebottle NH-Icon-commonbluebottle.png 300 Flying 4am - 7pm - - - - - - -
Paper kite butterfly NH-Icon-paperkitebutterfly.png 1,000 Flying 8am - 7pm
Great purple emperor NH-Icon-greatpurpleemperor.png 3,000 Flying 4am - 7pm - - - - - - - -
Monarch butterfly NH-Icon-monarchbutterfly.png 140 Flying 4am - 5pm - - - - - - - - -
Emperor butterfly NH-Icon-emperorbutterfly.png 4,000 Flying 5pm - 8am - - - -
Agrias butterfly NH-Icon-agriasbutterfly.png 3,000 Flying 8am - 5pm - - - - - -
Rajah Brooke's birdwing NH-Icon-rajahbrookesbirdwing.png 2,500 Flying 8am - 5pm - - -
Queen Alexandra's birdwing NH-Icon-queenalexandrasbirdwing.png 4,000 Flying 8am - 4pm - - - - - - -
Moth NH-Icon-moth.png 130 Flying near light sources 7pm - 4am
Atlas moth NH-Icon-atlasmoth.png 3,000 On trees 7pm - 4am - - - - - -
Madagascan sunset moth NH-Icon-madagascansunsetmoth.png 2,500 Flying 8am - 4pm - - - - - -
Long locust NH-Icon-longlocust.png 200 On the ground 8am - 7pm - - - -
Migratory locust NH-Icon-migratorylocust.png 600 On the ground 8am - 7pm - - - - - - - -
Rice grasshopper NH-Icon-ricegrasshopper.png 160 On the ground 8am - 7pm - - - - - - - -
Grasshopper NH-Icon-grasshopper.png 160 On the ground 8am - 5pm - - - - - - - - -
Cricket NH-Icon-cricket.png 130 On the ground 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - -
Bell cricket NH-Icon-bellcricket.png 430 On the ground 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Mantis NH-Icon-mantis.png 430 On flowers 8am - 5pm - - -
Orchid mantis NH-Icon-orchidmantis.png 2,400 On white flowers 8am - 5pm - - -
Honeybee NH-Icon-honeybee.png 200 Flying 8am - 5pm - - - - - - -
Wasp NH-Icon-wasp.png 2,500 Shaking trees All day
Brown cicada NH-Icon-browncicada.png 250 On trees 8am - 5pm - - - - - - - - - -
Robust cicada NH-Icon-robustcicada.png 300 On trees 8am - 5pm - - - - - - - - - -
Giant cicada NH-Icon-giantcicada.png 500 On trees 8am - 5pm - - - - - - - - - -
Walker cicada NH-Icon-walkercicada.png 400 On trees 8am - 5pm - - - - - - - - - -
Evening cicada NH-Icon-eveningcicada.png 550 On trees 4am - 8am & 4pm - 7pm - - - - - - - - - -
Cicada shell NH-Icon-cicadashell.png 10 On trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Red dragonfly NH-Icon-reddragonfly.png 180 Flying 8am - 7pm - - - - - - - - - -
Darner dragonfly NH-Icon-darnerdragonfly.png 230 Flying 8am - 5pm - - - - -
Banded dragonfly NH-Icon-bandeddragonfly.png 4,500 Flying 8am - 5pm - - - - - -
Damselfly NH-Icon-damselfly.png 500 Flying All day - - - - - - - -
Firefly NH-Icon-firefly.png 300 Flying 7pm - 4am - - - - - - - - - - -
Mole cricket NH-Icon-molecricket.png 500 Underground All day - - - - -
Pondskater NH-Icon-pondskater.png 130 On fresh water 8am - 7pm - - - - - - -
Diving beetle NH-Icon-divingbeetle.png 800 On fresh water 8am - 7pm - - - - - - -
Giant water bug NH-Icon-giantwaterbug.png 2,000 On fresh water 7pm - 8am - - - - - -
Stinkbug NH-Icon-stinkbug.png 120 On flowers All day - - - -
Man-faced stink bug NH-Icon-manfacedstinkbug.png 1,000 On flowers 7pm - 8am - - - -
Ladybug NH-Icon-ladybug.png 200 On flowers 8am - 5pm - - - - - - -
Tiger beetle NH-Icon-tigerbeetle.png 1,500 On the ground All day - - -
Jewel beetle NH-Icon-jewelbeetle.png 2,400 On tree stumps All day - - - - - - -
Violin beetle NH-Icon-violinbeetle.png 450 On tree stumps All day - - - - - - -
Citrus long-horned beetle NH-Icon-citruslonghornedbeetle.png 350 On tree stumps All day
Rosalia batesi beetle NH-Icon-rosaliabatesibeetle.png 3,000 On tree stumps All day - - - - - - -
Blue weevil beetle NH-Icon-blueweevilbeetle.png 800 On palm trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Dung beetle NH-Icon-dungbeetle.png 3,000 Rolling snowballs along the ground All day - - - - - - - - -
Earth-boring dung beetle NH-Icon-earthboringdungbeetle.png 300 On the ground All day - - - - - - - - -
Scarab beetle NH-Icon-scarabbeetle.png 10,000 On trees 11pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Drone beetle NH-Icon-dronebeetle.png 200 On trees All day - - - - - - - - -
Goliath beetle NH-Icon-goliathbeetle.png 8,000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - -
Saw stag NH-Icon-sawstag.png 2,000 On trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Miyama stag NH-Icon-miyamastag.png 1,000 On trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Giant stag NH-Icon-giantstag.png 10,000 On trees 11pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Rainbow stag NH-Icon-rainbowstag.png 6,000 On trees 7pm - 8am - - - - - - - -
Cyclommatus stag NH-Icon-cyclommatusstag.png 8,000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Golden stag NH-Icon-goldenstag.png 12,000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Giraffe stag NH-Icon-giraffestag.png 12,000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Horned dynastid NH-Icon-horneddynastid.png 1350 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Horned atlas NH-Icon-hornedatlas.png 8,000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Horned elephant NH-Icon-hornedelephant.png 8,000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Horned hercules NH-Icon-hornedhercules.png 12,000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Walking stick NH-Icon-walkingstick.png 600 On trees 4am - 8am & 5pm - 7pm - - - - - - -
Walking leaf NH-Icon-walkingleaf.png 600 Disguised as leaves All day - - - - - - - - -
Bagworm NH-Icon-bagworm.png 600 Shaking trees All day
Ant NH-Icon-ant.png 80 On rotten food All day
Hermit crab NH-Icon-hermitcrab.png 1,000 Disguised as shells 7pm - 8am
Wharf roach NH-Icon-wharfroach.png 200 On rocks at the beach All day
Fly NH-Icon-fly.png 60 On trash All day
Mosquito NH-Icon-mosquito.png 130 Flying 5pm - 4am - - - - - - - -
Flea NH-Icon-flea.png 70 On villagers All day - - - -
Snail NH-Icon-snail.png 250 On rocks and bushes (Rain) All day
Pill bug NH-Icon-pillbug.png 250 Hitting rocks 11pm - 4pm - -
Centipede NH-Icon-centipede.png 300 Hitting rocks 4pm - 11pm - -
Spider NH-Icon-spider.png 480 Shaking trees 7pm - 8am
Tarantula NH-Icon-tarantula.png 8,000 On the ground 7pm - 4am - - - - - -
Scorpion NH-Icon-scorpion.png 8,000 On the ground 7pm - 4am - - - - - -

Trivia

  • The cockroaches found in your house are the only non-catchable bug and therefore is not present in the Critterpedia.
  • Flick will pay 1.5x what Nook's Cranny will pay for bugs.


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