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New Horizons has a total bug count of 80. In the northern hemisphere, 43 can be caught in May, of which 8 are new in May, and 1 will leave after May. In the southern hemisphere, 27 can be caught in May, of which 3 are new in May, and 10 will leave after May.


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Northern hemisphere

Available in May

Name Image Price Location Time
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 2,500 Flying by hybrid flowers 4am - 7pm
Common bluebottle NH-Icon-commonbluebottle 300 Flying 4am - 7pm
Paper kite butterfly NH-Icon-paperkitebutterfly 1,000 Flying 8am - 7pm
Great purple emperor NH-Icon-greatpurpleemperor 3,000 Flying 4am - 7pm
Agrias butterfly NH-Icon-agriasbutterfly 3,000 Flying 8am - 5pm
Rajah Brooke's birdwing NH-Icon-rajahbrookesbirdwing 2,500 Flying 8am - 5pm
Queen Alexandra's birdwing NH-Icon-queenalexandrasbirdwing 4,000 Flying 8am - 4pm
Moth NH-Icon-moth 130 Flying near light sources 7pm - 4am
Atlas moth NH-Icon-atlasmoth 3,000 On trees 7pm - 4am
Madagascan sunset moth NH-Icon-madagascansunsetmoth 2,500 Flying 8am - 4pm
Long locust NH-Icon-longlocust 200 On the ground 8am - 7pm
Mantis NH-Icon-mantis 430 On flowers 8am - 5pm
Orchid mantis NH-Icon-orchidmantis 2,400 On white flowers 8am - 5pm
Honeybee NH-Icon-honeybee 200 Flying 8am - 5pm
Wasp NH-Icon-wasp 2,500 Shaking trees All day
Darner dragonfly NH-Icon-darnerdragonfly 230 Flying 8am - 5pm
Banded dragonfly NH-Icon-bandeddragonfly 4,500 Flying 8am - 5pm
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 2,000 On fresh water 7pm - 8am
Stinkbug NH-Icon-stinkbug 120 On flowers All day
Man-faced stink bug NH-Icon-manfacedstinkbug 1,000 On flowers 7pm - 8am
Ladybug NH-Icon-ladybug 200 On flowers 8am - 5pm
Tiger beetle NH-Icon-tigerbeetle 1,500 On the ground All day
Jewel beetle NH-Icon-jewelbeetle 2,400 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 3,000 On tree stumps 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 1,000 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
Flea NH-Icon-flea 70 On villagers All day
Snail NH-Icon-snail 250 On rocks and bushes during 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
Scorpion NH-Icon-scorpion 8,000 On the ground 7pm - 4am

New in May

Name Image Price Location Time
Great purple emperor NH-Icon-greatpurpleemperor 3,000 Flying 4am - 7pm
Queen Alexandra's birdwing NH-Icon-queenalexandrasbirdwing 4,000 Flying 8am - 4pm
Banded dragonfly NH-Icon-bandeddragonfly 4,500 Flying 8am - 5pm
Pondskater NH-Icon-pondskater 130 On fresh water 8am - 7pm
Diving beetle NH-Icon-divingbeetle 800 On fresh water 8am - 7pm
Violin beetle NH-Icon-violinbeetle 450 On tree stumps All day
Rosalia batesi beetle NH-Icon-rosaliabatesibeetle 3,000 On tree stumps All day
Scorpion NH-Icon-scorpion 8,000 On the ground 7pm - 4am

Leaving after May

Name Image Price Location Time
Mole cricket NH-Icon-molecricket 500 Underground All day

Southern hemisphere

Available in May

Name Image Price Location Time
Common butterfly NH-Icon-commonbutterfly 160 Flying 4am - 7pm
Paper kite butterfly NH-Icon-paperkitebutterfly 1,000 Flying 8am - 7pm
Monarch butterfly NH-Icon-monarchbutterfly 140 Flying 4am - 5pm
Moth NH-Icon-moth 130 Flying near light sources 7pm - 4am
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
Cricket NH-Icon-cricket 130 On the ground 5pm - 8am
Mantis NH-Icon-mantis 430 On flowers 8am - 5pm
Orchid mantis NH-Icon-orchidmantis 2,400 On white flowers 8am - 5pm
Wasp NH-Icon-wasp 2,500 Shaking trees All day
Damselfly NH-Icon-damselfly 500 Flying All day
Mole cricket NH-Icon-molecricket 500 Underground 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
Walking stick NH-Icon-walkingstick 600 On trees 4am - 8am & 5pm - 7pm
Bagworm NH-Icon-bagworm 600 Shaking trees All day
Ant NH-Icon-ant 80 On rotten food All day
Hermit crab NH-Icon-hermitcrab 1,000 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
Flea NH-Icon-flea 70 On villagers All day
Snail NH-Icon-snail 250 On rocks and bushes during 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 8,000 On the ground 7pm - 4am

New in May

Name Image Price Location Time
Damselfly NH-Icon-damselfly 500 Flying All day
Mole cricket NH-Icon-molecricket 500 Underground All day
Tarantula NH-Icon-tarantula 8,000 On the ground 7pm - 4am

Leaving after May

Name Image Price Location Time
Monarch butterfly NH-Icon-monarchbutterfly 140 Flying 4am - 5pm
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
Cricket NH-Icon-cricket 130 On the ground 5pm - 8am
Mantis NH-Icon-mantis 430 On flowers 8am - 5pm
Orchid mantis NH-Icon-orchidmantis 2,400 On white flowers 8am - 5pm
Violin beetle NH-Icon-violinbeetle 450 On tree stumps All day
Walking stick NH-Icon-walkingstick 600 On trees 4am - 8am & 5pm - 7pm
Flea NH-Icon-flea 70 On villagers All day
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