MO Bug ARCHIVE
These fuzzy bees are champion pollinators and make their
These beetles secrete a chemical cocktail strong enough to
blister your skin.
We take Tums now, but these guys were medicine to our
Praying Mantis. These
voracious insects prowl your garden like a T-Rex!
These gorgeous butterflies flit over the prairies and feed
White Cabbage Butterfly.
These migrants from Europe have settled in Missouri and,
yes, they do love cabbage.
These bugs won't breed in your house, but they can live nine
days without a head.
Surprise in the Woods.
Winter butterflies don't eat nectar; check out a gorgeous
dung beetles wandering the floor of the forest.
aren't Just for Cars. You can identify
the nymphs of Wheel Bugs -- they have bright red thoraxes.