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

This page shows all of the bugs you can catch in October 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 October Bugs

October Bugs for Northern Hemisphere

Name Sell Price Location Times
1 Common Butterfly ImageCommon Butterfly 160 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
4 AM to 7 PM
2 Yellow Butterfly ImageYellow Butterfly 160 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
4 AM to 7 PM
6 Paper Kite Butterfly ImagePaper Kite Butterfly 1000 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 7 PM
8 Monarch Butterfly ImageMonarch Butterfly 140 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
4 AM to 3 PM
13 Moth ImageMoth 130 Near outside lights
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
7 PM to 4 AM
16 Long Locust ImageLong Locust 200 On the ground
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 7 PM
17 Migratory Locust ImageMigratory Locust 600 On the ground
Rarity:
★★☆☆☆
8 AM to 7 PM
18 Rice Grasshopper ImageRice Grasshopper 400 On the ground
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 7 PM
20 Cricket ImageCricket 130 On the ground
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
5 PM to 8 AM
21 Bell Cricket ImageBell Cricket 430 On the ground
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
5 PM to 8 AM
22 Mantis ImageMantis 430 On flowers
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
23 Orchid Mantis ImageOrchid Mantis 2400 On flowers
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
25 Wasp (Bee) ImageWasp (Bee) 2500 Trees when shaken
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
32 Red Dragonfly ImageRed Dragonfly 180 On the ground
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 7 PM
33 Darner Dragonfly ImageDarner Dragonfly 230 On the ground
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
34 Banded Dragonfly ImageBanded Dragonfly 4500 Flying
Rarity:
★★☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
41 Stinkbug ImageStinkbug 120 On flowers
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
42 Man-Faced Stink Bug ImageMan-Faced Stink Bug 1000 On flowers
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
7 PM to 8 AM
43 Ladybug ImageLadybug 200 On flowers
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
44 Tiger Beetle ImageTiger Beetle 1500 On the ground
Rarity:
★★★☆☆
Any time
46 Violin Beetle ImageViolin Beetle 450 On tree stumps
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
47 Citrus Long-Horned Beetle ImageCitrus Long-Horned Beetle 350 On tree stumps
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
66 Walking Stick ImageWalking Stick 600 On trees
Rarity:
★★☆☆☆
4 AM to 8 AM|5 PM to 7 PM
68 Bagworm ImageBagworm 600 Trees when shaken
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
69 Ant ImageAnt 80 On rotten turnips
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
70 Hermit Crab ImageHermit Crab 1000 On the shore
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
7 PM to 8 AM
71 Wharf Roach ImageWharf Roach 200 On the rocky shore
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
72 Fly ImageFly 60 On rotten turnips and trash
Rarity:
★★★★★
Any time
74 Flea ImageFlea 70 On villagers
Rarity:
★★☆☆☆
Any time
75 Snail ImageSnail 250 On rocks in the rain
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
76 Pill Bug ImagePill Bug 250 Rocks when hit with a shovel
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
11 PM to 4 PM
77 Centipede ImageCentipede 300 Rocks when hit with a shovel
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
4 PM to 23 PM
78 Spider ImageSpider 600 Trees when shaken
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
7 PM to 8 AM
80 Scorpion ImageScorpion 8000 On the ground
Rarity:
★★★☆☆
7 PM to 4 AM

October Bugs for Southern Hemisphere

See Southern Hemisphere Bugs
Name Sell Price Location Times
1 Common Butterfly ImageCommon Butterfly 160 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
4 AM to 7 PM
2 Yellow Butterfly ImageYellow Butterfly 160 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
4 AM to 7 PM
3 Tiger Butterfly ImageTiger Butterfly 240 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
4 AM to 7 PM
4 Peacock Butterfly ImagePeacock Butterfly 2500 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
4 AM to 7 PM
5 Common Bluebottle ImageCommon Bluebottle 300 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
4 AM to 7 PM
6 Paper Kite Butterfly ImagePaper Kite Butterfly 1000 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 7 PM
10 Agrias Butterfly ImageAgrias Butterfly 3000 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
11 Rajah BrookeRajah Brooke's Birdwing 2500 Flying
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
13 Moth ImageMoth 130 Near outside lights
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
7 PM to 4 AM
14 Atlas Moth ImageAtlas Moth 3000 On trees
Rarity:
★★☆☆☆
7 PM to 4 AM
15 Madagascan Sunset Moth ImageMadagascan Sunset Moth 2500 Near flowers
Rarity:
★★☆☆☆
8 AM to 4 PM
16 Long Locust ImageLong Locust 200 On the ground
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 7 PM
22 Mantis ImageMantis 430 On flowers
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
23 Orchid Mantis ImageOrchid Mantis 2400 On flowers
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
24 Honeybee ImageHoneybee 200 On flowers
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
25 Wasp (Bee) ImageWasp (Bee) 2500 Trees when shaken
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
33 Darner Dragonfly ImageDarner Dragonfly 230 On the ground
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
37 Mole Cricket ImageMole Cricket 500 Buried in the ground
Rarity:
★★★☆☆
Any time
40 Giant Water Bug ImageGiant Water Bug 2000 In ponds
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
7 PM to 8 AM
41 Stinkbug ImageStinkbug 120 On flowers
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
42 Man-Faced Stink Bug ImageMan-Faced Stink Bug 1000 On flowers
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
7 PM to 8 AM
43 Ladybug ImageLadybug 200 On flowers
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
8 AM to 5 PM
44 Tiger Beetle ImageTiger Beetle 1500 On the ground
Rarity:
★★★☆☆
Any time
45 Jewel Beetle ImageJewel Beetle 2400 On tree stumps
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
47 Citrus Long-Horned Beetle ImageCitrus Long-Horned Beetle 350 On tree stumps
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
68 Bagworm ImageBagworm 600 Trees when shaken
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
69 Ant ImageAnt 80 On rotten turnips
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
70 Hermit Crab ImageHermit Crab 1000 On the shore
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
7 PM to 8 AM
71 Wharf Roach ImageWharf Roach 200 On the rocky shore
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
72 Fly ImageFly 60 On rotten turnips and trash
Rarity:
★★★★★
Any time
74 Flea ImageFlea 70 On villagers
Rarity:
★★☆☆☆
Any time
75 Snail ImageSnail 250 On rocks in the rain
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
Any time
76 Pill Bug ImagePill Bug 250 Rocks when hit with a shovel
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
11 PM to 4 PM
77 Centipede ImageCentipede 300 Rocks when hit with a shovel
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
4 PM to 23 PM
78 Spider ImageSpider 600 Trees when shaken
Rarity:
★☆☆☆☆
7 PM to 8 AM
79 Tarantula ImageTarantula 8000 On the ground
Rarity:
★★★☆☆
7 PM to 4 AM

New Bugs in October

New Bugs for Northern Hemisphere

Northern Hemisphere
Ladybug ImageLadybug

New Bugs for Southern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere
Common Bluebottle ImageCommon Bluebottle Agrias Butterfly ImageAgrias Butterfly Rajah BrookeRajah Brooke's Birdwing Atlas Moth ImageAtlas Moth
Madagascan Sunset Moth ImageMadagascan Sunset Moth Long Locust ImageLong Locust Darner Dragonfly ImageDarner Dragonfly Giant Water Bug ImageGiant Water Bug
Jewel Beetle ImageJewel Beetle Flea ImageFlea

Bugs Leaving in October

Bugs leaving the Northern Hemisphere

Northern Hemisphere
Yellow Butterfly ImageYellow Butterfly Bell Cricket ImageBell Cricket Red Dragonfly ImageRed Dragonfly Darner Dragonfly ImageDarner Dragonfly
Banded Dragonfly ImageBanded Dragonfly Stinkbug ImageStinkbug Man-Faced Stink Bug ImageMan-Faced Stink Bug Ladybug ImageLadybug
Tiger Beetle ImageTiger Beetle Scorpion ImageScorpion

Bugs leaving the Southern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere
Tarantula ImageTarantula

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May June July August
September October November December
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