Bugs By Month: September Bugs Guide | Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

This page shows all of the bugs you can catch in September in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). In addition to the time of day and location that bugs appear, you can find other information here to help you complete your bug encyclopedia.

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List of September Bugs

September Bugs for Northern Hemisphere

Name Rarity Location / Times Sell Price
1 Common Butterfly ImageCommon Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 7 PM
160
2 Yellow Butterfly ImageYellow Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 7 PM
160
3 Tiger Butterfly ImageTiger Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 7 PM
240
6 Paper Kite Butterfly ImagePaper Kite Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 7 PM
1000
8 Monarch Butterfly ImageMonarch Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 3 PM
140
9 Emperor Butterfly ImageEmperor Butterfly ★★☆☆☆ Flying
5 PM to 8 AM
4000
10 Agrias Butterfly ImageAgrias Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 5 PM
3000
11 Rajah BrookeRajah Brooke's Birdwing ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 5 PM
2500
12 Queen AlexandraQueen Alexandra's Birdwing ★★★☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 4 PM
4000
13 Moth ImageMoth ★☆☆☆☆ Near outside lights
7 PM to 4 AM
130
14 Atlas Moth ImageAtlas Moth ★★☆☆☆ On trees
7 PM to 4 AM
3000
15 Madagascan Sunset Moth ImageMadagascan Sunset Moth ★★☆☆☆ Near flowers
8 AM to 4 PM
2500
16 Long Locust ImageLong Locust ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
8 AM to 7 PM
200
17 Migratory Locust ImageMigratory Locust ★★☆☆☆ On the ground
8 AM to 7 PM
600
18 Rice Grasshopper ImageRice Grasshopper ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
8 AM to 7 PM
400
19 Grasshopper ImageGrasshopper ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
8 AM to 5 PM
160
20 Cricket ImageCricket ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
5 PM to 8 AM
130
21 Bell Cricket ImageBell Cricket ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
5 PM to 8 AM
430
22 Mantis ImageMantis ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
8 AM to 5 PM
430
23 Orchid Mantis ImageOrchid Mantis ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
8 AM to 5 PM
2400
25 Wasp (Bee) ImageWasp (Bee) ★☆☆☆☆ Trees when shaken
Any time
2500
29 Walker Cicada ImageWalker Cicada ★☆☆☆☆ On trees
8 AM to 5 PM
400
32 Red Dragonfly ImageRed Dragonfly ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
8 AM to 7 PM
180
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
4500
38 Pondskater ImagePondskater ★☆☆☆☆ In ponds
8 AM to 7 PM
130
39 Diving Beetle ImageDiving Beetle ★☆☆☆☆ In ponds
8 AM to 7 PM
800
40 Giant Water Bug ImageGiant Water Bug ★☆☆☆☆ In ponds
7 PM to 8 AM
2000
41 Stinkbug ImageStinkbug ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
Any time
120
42 Man-Faced Stink Bug ImageMan-Faced Stink Bug ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
7 PM to 8 AM
1000
44 Tiger Beetle ImageTiger Beetle ★★★☆☆ On the ground
Any time
1500
46 Violin Beetle ImageViolin Beetle ★☆☆☆☆ On tree stumps
Any time
450
47 Citrus Long-Horned Beetle ImageCitrus Long-Horned Beetle ★☆☆☆☆ On tree stumps
Any time
350
48 Rosalia Batesi Beetle ImageRosalia Batesi Beetle ★★☆☆☆ On tree stumps
Any time
3000
51 Earth-Boring Dung Beetle ImageEarth-Boring Dung Beetle ★☆☆☆☆ On the ground
Any time
300
54 Goliath Beetle ImageGoliath Beetle ★★★☆☆ On palm trees
5 PM to 8 AM
8000
58 Rainbow Stag ImageRainbow Stag ★★★☆☆ On trees
7 PM to 8 AM
6000
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
Any time
600
68 Bagworm ImageBagworm ★☆☆☆☆ Trees when shaken
Any time
600
69 Ant ImageAnt ★☆☆☆☆ On rotten turnips
Any time
80
70 Hermit Crab ImageHermit Crab ★☆☆☆☆ On the shore
7 PM to 8 AM
1000
71 Wharf Roach ImageWharf Roach ★☆☆☆☆ On the rocky shore
Any time
200
72 Fly ImageFly ★★★★★ On rotten turnips and trash
Any time
60
73 Mosquito ImageMosquito ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
5 PM to 4 AM
130
74 Flea ImageFlea ★★☆☆☆ On villagers
Any time
70
75 Snail ImageSnail ★☆☆☆☆ On rocks in the rain
Any time
250
76 Pill Bug ImagePill Bug ★☆☆☆☆ Rocks when hit with a shovel
11 PM to 4 PM
250
77 Centipede ImageCentipede ★☆☆☆☆ Rocks when hit with a shovel
4 PM to 23 PM
300
78 Spider ImageSpider ★☆☆☆☆ Trees when shaken
7 PM to 8 AM
600
80 Scorpion ImageScorpion ★★★☆☆ On the ground
7 PM to 4 AM
8000

September Bugs for Southern Hemisphere

See Southern Hemisphere Bugs
Name Rarity Location / Times Sell Price
1 Common Butterfly ImageCommon Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 7 PM
160
2 Yellow Butterfly ImageYellow Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 7 PM
160
3 Tiger Butterfly ImageTiger Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 7 PM
240
4 Peacock Butterfly ImagePeacock Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
4 AM to 7 PM
2500
6 Paper Kite Butterfly ImagePaper Kite Butterfly ★☆☆☆☆ Flying
8 AM to 7 PM
1000
9 Emperor Butterfly ImageEmperor Butterfly ★★☆☆☆ Flying
5 PM to 8 AM
4000
13 Moth ImageMoth ★☆☆☆☆ Near outside lights
7 PM to 4 AM
130
22 Mantis ImageMantis ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
8 AM to 5 PM
430
23 Orchid Mantis ImageOrchid Mantis ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
8 AM to 5 PM
2400
24 Honeybee ImageHoneybee ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
8 AM to 5 PM
200
25 Wasp (Bee) ImageWasp (Bee) ★☆☆☆☆ Trees when shaken
Any time
2500
37 Mole Cricket ImageMole Cricket ★★★☆☆ Buried in the ground
Any time
500
41 Stinkbug ImageStinkbug ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
Any time
120
42 Man-Faced Stink Bug ImageMan-Faced Stink Bug ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
7 PM to 8 AM
1000
43 Ladybug ImageLadybug ★☆☆☆☆ On flowers
8 AM to 5 PM
200
44 Tiger Beetle ImageTiger Beetle ★★★☆☆ On the ground
Any time
1500
47 Citrus Long-Horned Beetle ImageCitrus Long-Horned Beetle ★☆☆☆☆ On tree stumps
Any time
350
68 Bagworm ImageBagworm ★☆☆☆☆ Trees when shaken
Any time
600
69 Ant ImageAnt ★☆☆☆☆ On rotten turnips
Any time
80
70 Hermit Crab ImageHermit Crab ★☆☆☆☆ On the shore
7 PM to 8 AM
1000
71 Wharf Roach ImageWharf Roach ★☆☆☆☆ On the rocky shore
Any time
200
72 Fly ImageFly ★★★★★ On rotten turnips and trash
Any time
60
75 Snail ImageSnail ★☆☆☆☆ On rocks in the rain
Any time
250
76 Pill Bug ImagePill Bug ★☆☆☆☆ Rocks when hit with a shovel
11 PM to 4 PM
250
77 Centipede ImageCentipede ★☆☆☆☆ Rocks when hit with a shovel
4 PM to 23 PM
300
78 Spider ImageSpider ★☆☆☆☆ Trees when shaken
7 PM to 8 AM
600
79 Tarantula ImageTarantula ★★★☆☆ On the ground
7 PM to 4 AM
8000

New Bugs in September

New Bugs for Northern Hemisphere

Northern Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
Common Butterfly ImageCommon Butterfly Yellow Butterfly ImageYellow Butterfly Monarch Butterfly ImageMonarch Butterfly Cricket ImageCricket
Bell Cricket ImageBell Cricket Red Dragonfly ImageRed Dragonfly Violin Beetle ImageViolin Beetle Pill Bug ImagePill Bug
Centipede ImageCentipede


New Bugs for Southern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
Yellow Butterfly ImageYellow Butterfly Tiger Butterfly ImageTiger Butterfly Peacock Butterfly ImagePeacock Butterfly Mantis ImageMantis
Orchid Mantis ImageOrchid Mantis Honeybee ImageHoneybee Stinkbug ImageStinkbug Man-Faced Stink Bug ImageMan-Faced Stink Bug
Ladybug ImageLadybug


Bugs Leaving in September

Bugs leaving the Northern Hemisphere

Northern Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
Tiger Butterfly ImageTiger Butterfly Emperor Butterfly ImageEmperor Butterfly Agrias Butterfly ImageAgrias Butterfly Rajah BrookeRajah Brooke's Birdwing
Queen AlexandraQueen Alexandra's Birdwing Atlas Moth ImageAtlas Moth Madagascan Sunset Moth ImageMadagascan Sunset Moth Grasshopper ImageGrasshopper
Walker Cicada ImageWalker Cicada Pondskater ImagePondskater Diving Beetle ImageDiving Beetle Giant Water Bug ImageGiant Water Bug
Rosalia Batesi Beetle ImageRosalia Batesi Beetle Earth-Boring Dung Beetle ImageEarth-Boring Dung Beetle Goliath Beetle ImageGoliath Beetle Rainbow Stag ImageRainbow Stag
Walking Leaf ImageWalking Leaf Mosquito ImageMosquito


Bugs leaving the Southern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
Emperor Butterfly ImageEmperor Butterfly


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