Other insects and critters

Gall-making insects

Moths, butterflies and caterpillars

Interesting insects


  • Horsehair worms These long, skinny worm-like critters show up in puddles, swimming pools, even toilets!
  • Land planarians (ENT-1004) What looks like a flattened earthworm with a spade-shaped head?  Land planarians!
  • Geckos (ENT-2006) What are these pinkish-colored lizards around my home?
  • Pillbugs (ENT-1006) Also called roly-polies, these small gray crustaceans roll up into balls when disturbed. They are one of the most common arthropods in gardens and landscapes.

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