Welcome to the Insect ID website.

This website contains over 1400 photos to help you identify insects you may have found in your home, yard, or garden.

Do-It-Yourself

Use the links at the right to browse our insect photo collection by category.

You can view informational sheets with insect names in alpha order here:

Ask the Expert

Want an insect identified? Contact us through our Lab website. You can email photos for identification to pliesch@wisc.edu


Got an insect question? Submit it using this form.

If the information presented on the website has been helpful
to you, please follow this link and fill out a short questionaire.

There are many UW-Extension Bulletins available in PDF format. Download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the file.

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