List of bugs in New Leaf
The total number of bugs in New Leaf is 72, 8 more than the number of bugs in Animal Crossing: City Folk. All bugs from City Folk return. Bugs new in New Leaf include the Rice Grasshopper, Giant Cicada, Cicada Shell, Stinkbug, Tiger Beetle, Hermit Crab, Wharf Roach, and House Centipede.
Various bugs are available on Tortimer Island (indicated with ) with some being exclusive to that island (indicated with )
Lists by month
- The minimum amount of in-game days required to complete the bug catalog in Animal Crossing: New Leaf without manually adjusting the game or system's clock is 165 (5 months, 1 week, and 5 days) if the player begins on the last day of June (6/30, the final appearance of the Firefly) and ends on the first day of snow coverage (12/11, the initial appearance of the Dung Beetle). Every other specimen is available at least one time in between these dates, and there are no particular bugs exclusive to the months of January through May.