Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Insect Catching Guide

Find out when and where you can catch each insect & keep track of your progress.

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Agrias Butterfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Agrias Butterfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Ant - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Ant

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on spoiled turnips.

Atlas Moth - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Atlas Moth

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Bagworm - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Bagworm

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found by shaking trees.

Banded Dragonfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Banded Dragonfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Bell Cricket - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Bell Cricket

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the ground around the island.

Blue Weevil Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Blue Weevil Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on coconut trees.

Brown Cicada - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Brown Cicada

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Centipede - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Centipede

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found under rocks.

Cicada Shell - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Cicada Shell

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Citrus Long-horned Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Citrus Long-horned Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on tree stumps.

Common Bluebottle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Common Bluebottle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Common Butterfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Common Butterfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Cricket - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Cricket

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the ground around the island.

Cyclommatus Stag - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Cyclommatus Stag

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Damselfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Damselfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Darner Dragonfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Darner Dragonfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Diving Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Diving Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found in ponds and rivers.

Drone Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Drone Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Dung Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Dung Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the ground.

Earth-boring Dung Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Earth-boring Dung Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the ground.

Emperor Butterfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Emperor Butterfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Evening Cicada - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Evening Cicada

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Firefly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Firefly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Flea - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Flea

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on villagers.

Fly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Fly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trash and spoiled turnips.

Giant Cicada - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Giant Cicada

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Giant Stag - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Giant Stag

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Giant Water Bug - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Giant Water Bug

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found in ponds and rivers.

Giraffe Stag - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Giraffe Stag

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Golden Stag - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Golden Stag

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Goliath Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Goliath Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on coconut trees.

Grasshopper - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Grasshopper

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the ground around the island.

Great Purple Emperor - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Great Purple Emperor

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Hermit Crab - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Hermit Crab

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the beach.

Honeybee - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Honeybee

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on flowers.

Horned Atlas - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Horned Atlas

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Horned Dynastid - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Horned Dynastid

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Horned Elephant - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Horned Elephant

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Horned Hercules - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Horned Hercules

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Jewel Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Jewel Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on tree stumps.

Ladybug - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Ladybug

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on flowers.

Long Locust - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Long Locust

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the ground around the island.

Madagascan Sunset Moth - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Madagascan Sunset Moth

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Man-faced Stink Bug - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Man-faced Stink Bug

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on flowers.

Mantis - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Mantis

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on flowers.

Migratory Locust - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Migratory Locust

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the ground around the island.

Miyama Stag - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Miyama Stag

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Mole Cricket - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Mole Cricket

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found underground.

Monarch Butterfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Monarch Butterfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Mosquito - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Mosquito

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Moth - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Moth

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around lights.

Orchid Mantis - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Orchid Mantis

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on white flowers.

Paper Kite Butterfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Paper Kite Butterfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Peacock Butterfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Peacock Butterfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying above hybrid flowers.

Pill Bug - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Pill Bug

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found under rocks.

Pondskater - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Pondskater

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found in ponds.

Queen Alexandra's Birdwing - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Queen Alexandra's Birdwing

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Rainbow Stag - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Rainbow Stag

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Rajah Brooke's Birdwing - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Rajah Brooke's Birdwing

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Red Dragonfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Red Dragonfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Rice Grasshopper - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Rice Grasshopper

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the ground around the island.

Robust Cicada - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Robust Cicada

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Rosalia Batesi Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Rosalia Batesi Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on tree stumps.

Saw Stag - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Saw Stag

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Scarab Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Scarab Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Scorpion - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Scorpion

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the ground around the island.

Snail - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Snail

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on top of rocks around the island, only when raining.

Spider - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Spider

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found by shaking trees.

Stinkbug - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Stinkbug

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Tarantula - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Tarantula

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the ground around the island.

Tiger Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Tiger Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on the ground around the island.

Tiger Butterfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Tiger Butterfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.

Violin Beetle - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Violin Beetle

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on tree stumps.

Walker Cicada - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Walker Cicada

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Walking Leaf - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Walking Leaf

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found near trees, disguised as furniture leaf.

Walking Stick - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Walking Stick

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on trees.

Wasp - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Wasp

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found by shaking trees.

Wharf Roach - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Wharf Roach

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found on rocks at the beach.

Yellow Butterfly - Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Yellow Butterfly

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Can be found flying around the island.