Field Guide

Here you will find information that will show you common insects around Florida, the best places to look for insects, and how you can identify the ones you have already collected.  If you want to learn even more, the Field Guide also has links to dozens of other great insect related web sites.

Bug IDBug Identification Key

This feature will help you identify the insects that you have collected.


Family KeysFlorida Insect Family Keys

This site offers many keys to the insect families in Florida.

100 Common Fla. Insects100 Common Florida Insects

Learn about the insects you are likely to find in your area.

Insect Locator MapInsect Locator Map

Don't know the best place to look for insects? This map will help you find them.

Field Guide BooksField Guide Books

For more information on mounting and identifying insects you can find many great books at your library or local bookstore. Click on the link above for various recommended books.

Collecting 101Collecting 101

Do you need a little more help on how to get started? This page gives you information on collecting, pinning and labeling insects. It also has videos showing you what to do.

Bug BytesBug Bytes

Still need more information? These web links should help you learn more about insects and their friends.