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Check out this guide on the bugs (insects) that appear in September in Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH). Use it to find out when and where bugs appear in September!

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September - Bugs Which Appear in the Northern Hemisphere

Bugs You Can Catch In September

※ A red border means that bug can't be caught next month (October).

NameSell
Price
TimeLocation
Common butterflyCommon butterfly1604am ~ 7pm (Except on rainy days)Flying
Yellow butterflyYellow butterfly1604am ~ 7pm (Except on rainy days)Flying
2404am ~ 7pm (Except on rainy days)Flying
Paper kite butterflyPaper kite butterfly10008am ~ 7pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
Monarch butterflyMonarch butterfly1404am - 5pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
Emperor butterflyEmperor butterfly40007pm ~ 8am (Except on rainy days)Flowers
30008am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
25008am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
40008am ~ 4pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
MothMoth1307pm ~ 4am (Except on rainy days)Near Lights
30007pm ~ 4amTrees
25008am ~ 4pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
Long locustLong locust2008am ~ 7pmOn the ground
Migratory LocustMigratory Locust6008am ~ 7pmOn the ground
Rice grasshopperRice grasshopper4008am ~ 7pmOn the ground
1608am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)On the ground
CricketCricket1305pm ~ 8am (Except on rainy days)On the ground
Bell cricketBell cricket4305pm ~ 8am (Except on rainy days)On the ground
MantisMantis4308am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
Orchid mantisOrchid mantis24008am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
WaspWasp2500All DayWasp Nest (Tree)
4008am ~ 5pmTrees
Red dragonflyRed dragonfly1808am ~ 7pm (Except on rainy days)Flying
Darner dragonflyDarner dragonfly2308am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)Flying
Banded dragonflyBanded dragonfly45008am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)Flying
1308am ~ 7pmWater's Surface
8008am ~ 7pmWater's Surface
Giant water bugGiant water bug20007pm ~ 8amWater's Surface
StinkbugStinkbug120All Day (Except on rainy days)Flowers
Man-faced stink bugMan-faced stink bug10007pm ~ 8am (Except on rainy days)Flowers
Tiger beetleTiger beetle1500All Day (Except on rainy days)On the ground
Violin beetleViolin beetle450All Day (Except on rainy days)Tree stumps
Citrus long-horned beetleCitrus long-horned beetle350All Day (Except on rainy days)Tree stumps
Rosalia batesi beetleRosalia batesi beetle3000All Day (Except on rainy days)Tree stumps
Earth-boring dung beetleEarth-boring dung beetle300All DayTrees
Goliath beetleGoliath beetle80005pm ~ 8amPalm trees
Rainbow stagRainbow stag60007pm ~ 8amPalm trees
Walking stickWalking stick6004am ~ 8am, 5pm ~ 7pmTrees
600All DayCamouflaged among fallen leaves
BagwormBagworm600All DayTrees
AntAnt80All DaySpawns on rotten items left outside
Hermit crabHermit crab10007pm ~ 8amBeach
Wharf roachWharf roach200All DayRocks at the beach
FlyFly60All DayNear trash
1305pm ~ 4am (Except on rainy days)Flying
FleaFlea70All DayOn villagers
SnailSnail250All Day (Rainy days only)On rocks
Pill bugPill bug25011pm ~ 4pmUnder rocks
CentipedeCentipede3004pm ~ 11amUnder rocks
SpiderSpider6007pm ~ 8amTrees
ScorpionScorpion80007pm ~ 4amOn the ground

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September - Bugs Which Appear in the Southern Hemisphere

Bugs You Can Catch In September

※ A red border means that bug can't be caught next month (October).

NameSell
Price
TimeLocation
Common butterflyCommon butterfly1604am ~ 7pm (Except on rainy days)Flying
Yellow butterflyYellow butterfly1604am ~ 7pm (Except on rainy days)Flying
Tiger butterflyTiger butterfly2404am ~ 7pm (Except on rainy days)Flying
Peacock butterflyPeacock butterfly25004am ~ 7pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
Paper kite butterflyPaper kite butterfly10008am ~ 7pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
40007pm ~ 8am (Except on rainy days)Flowers
MothMoth1307pm ~ 4am (Except on rainy days)Near Lights
MantisMantis4308am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
Orchid mantisOrchid mantis24008am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
HoneybeeHoneybee2008am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
WaspWasp2500All DayWasp Nest (Tree)
Mole cricketMole cricket500All DayDig up from the ground
StinkbugStinkbug120All Day (Except on rainy days)Flowers
Man-faced stink bugMan-faced stink bug10007pm ~ 8am (Except on rainy days)Flowers
LadybugLadybug2008am ~ 5pm (Except on rainy days)Flowers
Tiger beetleTiger beetle1500All Day (Except on rainy days)On the ground
Citrus long-horned beetleCitrus long-horned beetle350All Day (Except on rainy days)Tree stumps
BagwormBagworm600All DayTrees
AntAnt80All DaySpawns on rotten items left outside
Hermit crabHermit crab10007pm ~ 8amBeach
Wharf roachWharf roach200All DayOn the rocks on the beach
FlyFly60All DayNear trash
SnailSnail250All Day (Rainy days only)On rocks
Pill bugPill bug25011pm ~ 4pmUnder rocks
CentipedeCentipede3004pm ~ 11amUnder rocks
SpiderSpider6007pm ~ 8amTrees
TarantulaTarantula80007pm ~ 4amOn the ground

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