Animal Crossing New Horizons Insect Types Master Guide - Prima Games

Animal Crossing New Horizons Insect Types Master Guide

by Ginny Woo

So, got a thing for helping Flick out in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? We get that. It’s always nice to help out a mate, especially when they give you cool commissions back. Now that we’re talking about supporting your pals in a tough time, why not gather up as many bugs as you can to keep the local economy going? Check out our Animal Crossing New Horizons insect types master guide to start. 

Animal Crossing New Horizons Insect Types Master Guide

If you consider yourself a bug aficionado, then you’re probably going to want to know about the different insect types that are available in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. If you’re someone who definitely wants to get the most out of being into bug catching, and you want to turn a profit with CJ, it’s especially useful to recognize what’s valuable at a glance. We’re going to list out the different types of insects in the game and also the common varietals that fall under that.


  • Diving Beetle
  • Tiger Beetle
  • Jewel Beetle
  • Violin Beetle
  • Citrus Long-Horned Beetle
  • Rosalia Batesi Beetle
  • Blue Weevil Beetle
  • Dung Beetle
  • Earth-Boring Dung Beetle
  • Scarab Beetle
  • Drone Beetle
  • Goliath Bettle
  • Horned Dynastid
  • Horned Atlas
  • Horned Elephant
  • Horned Hercules


  • Common Butterfly
  • Tiger Butterfly
  • Yellow Butterfly
  • Peacock Butterfly
  • Common Bluebottle
  • Paper Kite Butterfly
  • Great Purple Emperor
  • Monarch Butterfly
  • Emperor Butterfly
  • Agrias Butterfly
  • Rajah Brooke’s Birdwing
  • Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing


  • Red Dragonfly
  • Darner Dragonfly
  • Banded Dragonfly
  • Damselfly


  • Giant Stag
  • Cyclommatus Stag
  • Golden Stag
  • Giraffe Stag
  • Rainbow Stag
  • Miyama Stag
  • Giant Stag
  • Saw Stag


  • Moth
  • Atlas Moth
  • Madagascan Sunset Moth


  • Long Locust
  • Rice Grasshopper
  • Grasshopper
  • Migratory Locust


  • Cricket
  • Bell Cricket
  • Mole Cricket


  • Orchid Mantis
  • Mantis


  • Brown Cicada
  • Robust Cicada
  • Walker Cicada
  • Giant Cicada
  • Cicada Shell
  • Evening Cicada

Dangerous Bugs

  • Tarantula
  • Scorpion
  • Wasps

Other Bugs

  • Honeybee
  • Firefly
  • Giant Water Bug
  • Pondskater
  • Stinkbug
  • Man-Faced Stink Bug
  • Walking Stick
  • Ladybug
  • Walking Leaf
  • Bagworm Ant
  • Wharf Roach
  • Hermit Crab
  • Ant
  • Fly
  • Mosquito
  • Snail
  • Flea
  • Pill Bug
  • Centipede
  • Spider

Now that you have our Animal Crossing New Horizons insect types master guide, it should be easy of you to figure out what you will find aflutter on your grounds on any given day, and just how many types of insects there are hovering about. Not yet a proud owner of Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Pick it up here using this Amazon link and you’ll be able to support Prima Games at the same time. If you need help with anything else about being an Island Representative, then come and check out our dedicated guides hub for the game:

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