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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 160 Flying 4 AM - 7 PM - -
Yellow butterfly NH-Icon-yellowbutterfly 160 Flying 4 AM - 7 PM - - - - - -
Tiger butterfly NH-Icon-tigerbutterfly 240 Flying 4 AM - 7 PM - - - - -
Peacock butterfly NH-Icon-peacockbutterfly 2500 Flying by Hybrid Flowers 4 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - - -
Common bluebottle NH-Icon-commonbluebottle 300 Flying 4 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - -
Paper kite butterfly NH-Icon-paperkitebutterfly 1000 Flying 8 AM - 7 PM
Great purple emperor NH-Icon-greatpurpleemperor 3000 Flying 4 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - - -
Monarch butterfly NH-Icon-monarchbutterfly 140 Flying 4 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - -
Emperor butterfly NH-Icon-emperorbutterfly 4000 Flying 5 PM - 8 AM - - - -
Agrias butterfly NH-Icon-agriasbutterfly 3000 Flying 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - -
Rajah Brooke's birdwing NH-Icon-rajahbrookesbirdwing 2500 Flying 8 AM - 5 PM - - -
Queen Alexandra's birdwing NH-Icon-queenalexandrasbirdwing 4000 Flying 8 AM - 4 PM - - - - - - -
Moth NH-Icon-moth 130 Flying by Light 7 PM - 4 AM
Atlas moth NH-Icon-atlasmoth 3000 On Trees 7 PM - 4 AM - - - - - -
Madagascan sunset moth NH-Icon-madagascansunsetmoth 2500 Flying 8 AM - 4 PM - - - - - -
Long locust NH-Icon-longlocust 200 On the Ground 8 AM - 7 PM - - - -
Migratory locust NH-Icon-migratorylocust 600 On the Ground 8 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - - -
Rice grasshopper NH-Icon-ricegrasshopper 160 On the Ground 8 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - - -
Grasshopper NH-Icon-grasshopper 160 On the Ground 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - -
Cricket NH-Icon-cricket 130 On the Ground 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - -
Bell cricket NH-Icon-bellcricket 430 On the Ground 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Mantis NH-Icon-mantis 430 On Flowers 8 AM - 5 PM - - -
Orchid mantis NH-Icon-orchidmantis 2400 On Flowers (White) 8 AM - 5 PM - - -
Honeybee NH-Icon-honeybee 200 Flying 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - -
Wasp NH-Icon-wasp 2500 Shaking Trees All day
Brown cicada NH-Icon-browncicada 250 On Trees 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Robust cicada NH-Icon-robustcicada 300 On Trees 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Giant cicada NH-Icon-giantcicada 500 On Trees 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Walker cicada NH-Icon-walkercicada 400 On Trees 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Evening cicada NH-Icon-eveningcicada 550 On Trees 4 AM - 8 AM & 4 PM - 7 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Cicada shell NH-Icon-cicadashell 10 On Trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Red dragonfly NH-Icon-reddragonfly 180 Flying 8 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - - - - -
Darner dragonfly NH-Icon-darnerdragonfly 230 Flying 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - -
Banded dragonfly NH-Icon-bandeddragonfly 4500 Flying 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - -
Damselfly NH-Icon-damselfly 500 Flying All day - - - - - - - -
Firefly NH-Icon-firefly 300 Flying 7 PM - 4 AM - - - - - - - - - - -
Mole cricket NH-Icon-molecricket 500 Underground All day - - - - -
Pondskater NH-Icon-pondskater 130 On Ponds and Rivers 8 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - -
Diving beetle NH-Icon-divingbeetle 800 On Ponds and Rivers 8 AM - 7 PM - - - - - - -
Giant water bug NH-Icon-giantwaterbug 2000 On Ponds and Rivers 7 PM - 8 AM - - - - - -
Stinkbug NH-Icon-stinkbug 120 On Flowers All day - - - -
Man-faced stink bug NH-Icon-manfacedstinkbug 1000 On Flowers 7 PM - 8 AM - - - -
Ladybug NH-Icon-ladybug 200 On Flowers 8 AM - 5 PM - - - - - - -
Tiger beetle NH-Icon-tigerbeetle 1500 On the Ground All day - - -
Jewel beetle NH-Icon-jewelbeetle 2400 On Tree Stumps All day - - - - - - -
Violin beetle NH-Icon-violinbeetle 450 On Tree Stumps All day - - - - - - -
Citrus long-horned beetle NH-Icon-citruslonghornedbeetle 350 On Tree Stumps All day
Rosalia batesi beetle NH-Icon-rosaliabatesibeetle 3000 On Tree Stumps All day - - - - - - -
Blue weevil beetle NH-Icon-blueweevilbeetle 800 On Trees (Coconut) All day - - - - - - - - - -
Dung beetle NH-Icon-dungbeetle 3000 On the Ground (rolling snowballs) All day - - - - - - - - -
Earth-boring dung beetle NH-Icon-earthboringdungbeetle 300 On the Ground All day - - - - - - - - -
Scarab beetle NH-Icon-scarabbeetle 10000 On Trees 11 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Drone beetle NH-Icon-dronebeetle 200 On Trees All day - - - - - - - - -
Goliath beetle NH-Icon-goliathbeetle 8000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - -
Saw stag NH-Icon-sawstag 2000 On Trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Miyama stag NH-Icon-miyamastag 1000 On Trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Giant stag NH-Icon-giantstag 10000 On Trees 11 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Rainbow stag NH-Icon-rainbowstag 6000 On Trees 7 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - -
Cyclommatus stag NH-Icon-cyclommatusstag 8000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Golden stag NH-Icon-goldenstag 12000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Giraffe stag NH-Icon-giraffestag 12000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Horned dynastid NH-Icon-horneddynastid 1350 On Trees 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Horned atlas NH-Icon-hornedatlas 8000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Horned elephant NH-Icon-hornedelephant 8000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Horned hercules NH-Icon-hornedhercules 12000 On Trees (Coconut) 5 PM - 8 AM - - - - - - - - - -
Walking stick NH-Icon-walkingstick 600 On Trees 4 AM - 8 AM & 5 PM - 7 PM - - - - - - -
Walking leaf NH-Icon-walkingleaf 600 Under Trees Disguised as Leafs All day - - - - - - - - -
Bagworm NH-Icon-bagworm 600 Shaking Trees All day
Ant NH-Icon-ant 80 On rotten food All day
Hermit crab NH-Icon-hermitcrab 1000 Beach disguised as Shells 7 PM - 8 AM
Wharf roach NH-Icon-wharfroach 200 On Beach Rocks All day
Fly NH-Icon-fly 60 On Trash Items All day
Mosquito NH-Icon-mosquito 130 Flying 5 PM - 4 AM - - - - - - - -
Flea NH-Icon-flea 70 Villager's Heads All day - - - -
Snail NH-Icon-snail 250 On Rocks and Bushes (Rain) All day
Pill bug NH-Icon-pillbug 250 Hitting Rocks 11 PM - 4 PM - -
Centipede NH-Icon-centipede 300 Hitting Rocks 4 PM - 11 PM - -
Spider NH-Icon-spider 600 Shaking Trees 7 PM - 8 AM
Tarantula NH-Icon-tarantula 8000 On the Ground 7 PM - 4 AM - - - - - -
Scorpion NH-Icon-scorpion 8000 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 160 Flying 4am - 7pm - -
Yellow butterfly NH-Icon-yellowbutterfly 160 Flying 4am - 7pm - - - - - -
Tiger butterfly NH-Icon-tigerbutterfly 240 Flying 4am - 7pm - - - - -
Peacock butterfly NH-Icon-peacockbutterfly 2500 Flying by hybrid flowers 4am - 7pm - - - - - - - -
Common bluebottle NH-Icon-commonbluebottle 300 Flying 4am - 7pm - - - - - - -
Paper kite butterfly NH-Icon-paperkitebutterfly 1000 Flying 8am - 7pm
Great purple emperor NH-Icon-greatpurpleemperor 3000 Flying 4am - 7pm - - - - - - - -
Monarch butterfly NH-Icon-monarchbutterfly 140 Flying 4am - 5pm - - - - - - - - -
Emperor butterfly NH-Icon-emperorbutterfly 4000 Flying 5pm - 8am - - - -
Agrias butterfly NH-Icon-agriasbutterfly 3000 Flying 8am - 5pm - - - - - -
Rajah Brooke's birdwing NH-Icon-rajahbrookesbirdwing 2500 Flying 8am - 5pm - - -
Queen Alexandra's birdwing NH-Icon-queenalexandrasbirdwing 4000 Flying 8am - 4pm - - - - - - -
Moth NH-Icon-moth 130 Flying near light sources 7pm - 4am
Atlas moth NH-Icon-atlasmoth 3000 On trees 7pm - 4am - - - - - -
Madagascan sunset moth NH-Icon-madagascansunsetmoth 2500 Flying 8am - 4pm - - - - - -
Long locust NH-Icon-longlocust 200 On the ground 8am - 7pm - - - -
Migratory locust NH-Icon-migratorylocust 600 On the ground 8am - 7pm - - - - - - - -
Rice grasshopper NH-Icon-ricegrasshopper 160 On the ground 8am - 7pm - - - - - - - -
Grasshopper NH-Icon-grasshopper 160 On the ground 8am - 5pm - - - - - - - - -
Cricket NH-Icon-cricket 130 On the ground 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - -
Bell cricket NH-Icon-bellcricket 430 On the ground 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Mantis NH-Icon-mantis 430 On flowers 8am - 5pm - - -
Orchid mantis NH-Icon-orchidmantis 2400 On white flowers 8am - 5pm - - -
Honeybee NH-Icon-honeybee 200 Flying 8am - 5pm - - - - - - -
Wasp NH-Icon-wasp 2500 Shaking trees All day
Brown cicada NH-Icon-browncicada 250 On trees 8am - 5pm - - - - - - - - - -
Robust cicada NH-Icon-robustcicada 300 On trees 8am - 5pm - - - - - - - - - -
Giant cicada NH-Icon-giantcicada 500 On trees 8am - 5pm - - - - - - - - - -
Walker cicada NH-Icon-walkercicada 400 On trees 8am - 5pm - - - - - - - - - -
Evening cicada NH-Icon-eveningcicada 550 On trees 4am - 8am & 4pm - 7pm - - - - - - - - - -
Cicada shell NH-Icon-cicadashell 10 On trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Red dragonfly NH-Icon-reddragonfly 180 Flying 8am - 7pm - - - - - - - - - -
Darner dragonfly NH-Icon-darnerdragonfly 230 Flying 8am - 5pm - - - - -
Banded dragonfly NH-Icon-bandeddragonfly 4500 Flying 8am - 5pm - - - - - -
Damselfly NH-Icon-damselfly 500 Flying All day - - - - - - - -
Firefly NH-Icon-firefly 300 Flying 7pm - 4am - - - - - - - - - - -
Mole cricket NH-Icon-molecricket 500 Underground All day - - - - -
Pondskater NH-Icon-pondskater 130 On fresh water 8am - 7pm - - - - - - -
Diving beetle NH-Icon-divingbeetle 800 On fresh water 8am - 7pm - - - - - - -
Giant water bug NH-Icon-giantwaterbug 2000 On fresh water 7pm - 8am - - - - - -
Stinkbug NH-Icon-stinkbug 120 On flowers All day - - - -
Man-faced stink bug NH-Icon-manfacedstinkbug 1000 On flowers 7pm - 8am - - - -
Ladybug NH-Icon-ladybug 200 On flowers 8am - 5pm - - - - - - -
Tiger beetle NH-Icon-tigerbeetle 1500 On the ground All day - - -
Jewel beetle NH-Icon-jewelbeetle 2400 On tree stumps All day - - - - - - -
Violin beetle NH-Icon-violinbeetle 450 On tree stumps All day - - - - - - -
Citrus long-horned beetle NH-Icon-citruslonghornedbeetle 350 On tree stumps All day
Rosalia batesi beetle NH-Icon-rosaliabatesibeetle 3000 On tree stumps All day - - - - - - -
Blue weevil beetle NH-Icon-blueweevilbeetle 800 On palm trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Dung beetle NH-Icon-dungbeetle 3000 Rolling snowballs along the ground All day - - - - - - - - -
Earth-boring dung beetle NH-Icon-earthboringdungbeetle 300 On the ground All day - - - - - - - - -
Scarab beetle NH-Icon-scarabbeetle 10000 On trees 11pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Drone beetle NH-Icon-dronebeetle 200 On trees All day - - - - - - - - -
Goliath beetle NH-Icon-goliathbeetle 8000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - -
Saw stag NH-Icon-sawstag 2000 On trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Miyama stag NH-Icon-miyamastag 1000 On trees All day - - - - - - - - - -
Giant stag NH-Icon-giantstag 10000 On trees 11pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Rainbow stag NH-Icon-rainbowstag 6000 On trees 7pm - 8am - - - - - - - -
Cyclommatus stag NH-Icon-cyclommatusstag 8000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Golden stag NH-Icon-goldenstag 12000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Giraffe stag NH-Icon-giraffestag 12000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Horned dynastid NH-Icon-horneddynastid 1350 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Horned atlas NH-Icon-hornedatlas 8000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Horned elephant NH-Icon-hornedelephant 8000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Horned hercules NH-Icon-hornedhercules 12000 On palm trees 5pm - 8am - - - - - - - - - -
Walking stick NH-Icon-walkingstick 600 On trees 4am - 8am & 5pm - 7pm - - - - - - -
Walking leaf NH-Icon-walkingleaf 600 Disguised as leaves All day - - - - - - - - -
Bagworm NH-Icon-bagworm 600 Shaking trees All day
Ant NH-Icon-ant 80 On rotten food All day
Hermit crab NH-Icon-hermitcrab 1000 Disguised as shells 7pm - 8am
Wharf roach NH-Icon-wharfroach 200 On rocks at the beach All day
Fly NH-Icon-fly 60 On trash All day
Mosquito NH-Icon-mosquito 130 Flying 5pm - 4am - - - - - - - -
Flea NH-Icon-flea 70 On villagers All day - - - -
Snail NH-Icon-snail 250 On rocks and bushes (Rain) All day
Pill bug NH-Icon-pillbug 250 Hitting rocks 11pm - 4pm - -
Centipede NH-Icon-centipede 300 Hitting rocks 4pm - 11pm - -
Spider NH-Icon-spider 480 Shaking trees 7pm - 8am
Tarantula NH-Icon-tarantula 8000 On the ground 7pm - 4am - - - - - -
Scorpion NH-Icon-scorpion 8000 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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