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Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) - Bugs in January

Here's our list of the bugs you can catch in January on Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Find the time, location, and other information here to guide you to complete your Critterpedia.

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List of January Bugs

Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Name Rarity Location / Times Sell Price
1 Common Butterfly ImageCommon Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 7 PM
160
6 Paper Kite Butterfly ImagePaper Kite Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 7 PM
1,000
9 Emperor Butterfly ImageEmperor Butterfly ★★☆☆☆ Flying
5 PM to 8 AM
4,000
11 Rajah BrookeRajah Brooke's Birdwing ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 5 PM
2,500
13 Moth ImageMoth ★☆☆☆☆ Flying next to lights
7 PM to 4 AM
130
25 Wasp ImageWasp ★☆☆☆☆ Inside trees
All Day
2,500
35 Damselfly ImageDamselfly ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
All Day
500
37 Mole Cricket ImageMole Cricket ★★★☆☆ Underground
All Day
500
47 Citrus Long-Horned Beetle ImageCitrus Long-Horned Beetle ★☆☆☆☆ On tree stumps
All Day
350
50 Dung Beetle ImageDung Beetle ★★☆☆☆ On snowballs
All Day
3,000
68 Bagworm ImageBagworm ★☆☆☆☆ Inside trees
All Day
600
69 Ant ImageAnt ★☆☆☆☆ On rotten turnips
All Day
80
70 Hermit Crab ImageHermit Crab ★☆☆☆☆ On the shore
7 PM to 8 AM
1,000
71 Wharf Roach ImageWharf Roach ★☆☆☆☆ On the rocky shore
All Day
200
72 Fly ImageFly ★★★★★ On rotten turnips and trash
All Day
60
75 Snail ImageSnail ★☆☆☆☆ On rocks during rain
All Day
250
76 Pill Bug ImagePill Bug ★☆☆☆☆ Underneath rocks
11 PM to 4 PM
250
77 Centipede ImageCentipede ★☆☆☆☆ Underneath rocks
4 PM to 11 PM
300
78 Spider ImageSpider ★☆☆☆☆ Inside trees
7 PM to 8 AM
600
79 Tarantula ImageTarantula ★★★☆☆ On the ground
7 PM to 4 AM
8,000
Name Rarity Location / Times Sell Price
3 Tiger Butterfly ImageTiger Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 7 PM
240
5 Common Bluebottle ImageCommon Bluebottle ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 7 PM
300
6 Paper Kite Butterfly ImagePaper Kite Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 7 PM
1,000
7 Great Purple Emperor ImageGreat Purple Emperor ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 7 PM
3,000
9 Emperor Butterfly ImageEmperor Butterfly ★★☆☆☆ Flying
5 PM to 8 AM
4,000
10 Agrias Butterfly ImageAgrias Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 5 PM
3,000
11 Rajah BrookeRajah Brooke's Birdwing ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 5 PM
2,500
12 Queen AlexandraQueen Alexandra's Birdwing ★★★☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 4 PM
4,000
13 Moth ImageMoth ★☆☆☆☆ Flying next to lights
7 PM to 4 AM
130
14 Atlas Moth ImageAtlas Moth ★★☆☆☆ On trees
7 PM to 4 AM
3,000
15 Madagascan Sunset Moth ImageMadagascan Sunset Moth ★★☆☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 4 PM
2,500
16 Long Locust ImageLong Locust ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
8 AM to 7 PM
200
19 Grasshopper ImageGrasshopper ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
8 AM to 5 PM
160
22 Mantis ImageMantis ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
8 AM to 5 PM
430
23 Orchid Mantis ImageOrchid Mantis ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
8 AM to 5 PM
2,400
24 Honeybee ImageHoneybee ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
8 AM to 5 PM
200
25 Wasp ImageWasp ★☆☆☆☆ Inside trees
All Day
2,500
26 Brown Cicada ImageBrown Cicada ★☆☆☆☆ On trees
8 AM to 5 PM
250
27 Robust Cicada ImageRobust Cicada ★☆☆☆☆ On trees
8 AM to 5 PM
300
28 Giant Cicada ImageGiant Cicada ★☆☆☆☆ On trees
8 AM to 5 PM
500
30 Evening Cicada ImageEvening Cicada ★☆☆☆☆ On trees
4 AM to 8 AM,
4 PM to 7 PM
550
31 Cicada Shell ImageCicada Shell ★☆☆☆☆ On trees
All Day
10
33 Darner Dragonfly ImageDarner Dragonfly ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
8 AM to 5 PM
230
34 Banded Dragonfly ImageBanded Dragonfly ★★☆☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 5 PM
4,500
38 Pondskater ImagePondskater ★☆☆☆☆ On ponds
8 AM to 7 PM
130
39 Diving Beetle ImageDiving Beetle ★☆☆☆☆ On ponds
8 AM to 7 PM
800
40 Giant Water Bug ImageGiant Water Bug ★☆☆☆☆ On ponds
7 PM to 8 AM
2,000
41 Stinkbug ImageStinkbug ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
All Day
120
42 Man-Faced Stink Bug ImageMan-Faced Stink Bug ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
7 PM to 8 AM
1,000
44 Tiger Beetle ImageTiger Beetle ★★★☆☆ On the ground
All Day
1,500
45 Jewel Beetle ImageJewel Beetle ★☆☆☆☆ On tree stumps
All Day
2,400
47 Citrus Long-Horned Beetle ImageCitrus Long-Horned Beetle ★☆☆☆☆ On tree stumps
All Day
350
48 Rosalia Batesi Beetle ImageRosalia Batesi Beetle ★★☆☆☆ On tree stumps
All Day
3,000
49 Blue Weevil Beetle ImageBlue Weevil Beetle ★★★☆☆ On palm trees
All Day
800
51 Earth-Boring Dung Beetle ImageEarth-Boring Dung Beetle ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
All Day
300
52 Scarab Beetle ImageScarab Beetle ★★★☆☆ On trees
11 PM to 8 AM
10,000
53 Drone Beetle ImageDrone Beetle ★☆☆☆☆ On trees
All Day
200
54 Goliath Beetle ImageGoliath Beetle ★★★☆☆ On palm trees
5 PM to 8 AM
8,000
55 Saw Stag ImageSaw Stag ★★☆☆☆ On trees
All Day
2,000
56 Miyama Stag ImageMiyama Stag ★☆☆☆☆ On trees
All Day
1,000
57 Giant Stag ImageGiant Stag ★★★☆☆ On trees
11 PM to 8 AM
10,000
58 Rainbow Stag ImageRainbow Stag ★★★☆☆ On trees
7 PM to 8 AM
6,000
59 Cyclommatus Stag ImageCyclommatus Stag ★★★★☆ On palm trees
5 PM to 8 AM
8,000
60 Golden Stag ImageGolden Stag ★★★★★ On palm trees
5 PM to 8 AM
12,000
61 Giraffe Stag ImageGiraffe Stag ★★★★☆ On palm trees
5 PM to 8 AM
12,000
62 Horned Dynastid ImageHorned Dynastid ★☆☆☆☆ On trees
5 PM to 8 AM
1,350
63 Horned Atlas ImageHorned Atlas ★★★★☆ On palm trees
5 PM to 8 AM
8,000
64 Horned Elephant ImageHorned Elephant ★★★★☆ On palm trees
5 PM to 8 AM
8,000
65 Horned Hercules ImageHorned Hercules ★★★★★ On palm trees
5 PM to 8 AM
12,000
66 Walking Stick ImageWalking Stick ★★☆☆☆ On trees
4 AM to 8 AM,
5 PM to 7 PM
600
67 Walking Leaf ImageWalking Leaf ★☆☆☆☆ Under trees
All Day
600
68 Bagworm ImageBagworm ★☆☆☆☆ Inside trees
All Day
600
69 Ant ImageAnt ★☆☆☆☆ On rotten turnips
All Day
80
70 Hermit Crab ImageHermit Crab ★☆☆☆☆ On the shore
7 PM to 8 AM
1,000
71 Wharf Roach ImageWharf Roach ★☆☆☆☆ On the rocky shore
All Day
200
72 Fly ImageFly ★★★★★ On rotten turnips and trash
All Day
60
73 Mosquito ImageMosquito ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
5 PM to 4 AM
130
74 Flea ImageFlea ★★☆☆☆ On villagers
All Day
70
75 Snail ImageSnail ★☆☆☆☆ On rocks during rain
All Day
250
78 Spider ImageSpider ★☆☆☆☆ Inside trees
7 PM to 8 AM
600
80 Scorpion ImageScorpion ★★★☆☆ On the ground
7 PM to 4 AM
8,000

Bugs Arriving in January

Bugs Leaving in January

Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
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