List of bugs in New Leaf during May

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The following is a list of bugs in Animal Crossing: New Leaf that are available during May. Note that this applies only to bugs that are part of the mainland, and not on Tortimer Island.

May bugs in New Leaf[edit]

May bugs in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

# Name Icon Sell price[nb 1] Size Location Rarity Time Months Peak times
1 Common Butterfly Common Butterfly  90 Bells 54 mm Flying near flowers Very common (G) 4 AM – 7 PM (Mar – Jun)
8 AM – 4 PM (Sep)
JFMAMJJASOND 8 AM – 5 PM (Mar – Jun)
2 Yellow Butterfly Yellow Butterfly  90 Bells 54 mm Flying near flowers Common (F) 4 AM – 7 PM (Mar – Jun)
8 AM – 4 PM (Sep)
JFMAMJJASOND 8 AM – 5 PM (Mar – Jun)
3 Tiger Butterfly Tiger Butterfly  160 Bells 114 mm Flying near red and pink flowers Uncommon (E) 4 AM - 7 PM (Mar – Jun)
8 AM - 5 PM (Jul – Aug)
8 AM - 4 PM (Sep)
JFMAMJJASOND 8 AM – 5 PM (Mar – Jun)
4 Peacock Butterfly Peacock Butterfly  220 Bells 133 mm Flying near blue, purple, and black flowers Very uncommon (D) 4 AM - 7 PM (Mar – Jun)
4 AM - 5 PM (Jul)
8 AM - 5 PM (Aug)
8 AM - 4 PM (Sep)
JFMAMJJASOND 8 AM – 5 PM (May – Jun)
8 Raja B. Butterfly Raja B. Butterfly  2,500 Bells 178 mm Near freshwater Rare (C) 8 AM – 5 PM JFMAMJJASOND
10 Moth Moth  60 Bells 55 mm Flying near light sources Very common (G) 7 PM - 4 AM JFMAMJJASOND Jun – Aug
12 Honeybee Honeybee  100 Bells 16 mm Flying near flowers Common (F) 8 AM - 5 PM (Mar – Jun)
8 AM - 4 PM (Jul)
JFMAMJJASOND
13 Bee Bee  2,500 Bells 30 mm Shaking trees Rare (C) All day JFMAMJJASOND
14 Long Locust Long Locust  160 Bells 60 mm On the ground Common (F) 8 AM – 5 PM JFMAMJJASOND Sep – Nov
17 Mantis Mantis  430 Bells 82 mm On flowers Very uncommon (D) 8 AM – 5 PM JFMAMJJASOND 8 AM – 4 PM (Sep – Nov)
18 Orchid Mantis Orchid Mantis  2,400 Bells 25 mm On white flowers Very rare (B) 8 AM - 5 PM JFMAMJJASOND
30 Ant Ant  80 Bells 6 mm On rotten Turnips/Candy Very common (G) All day JFMAMJJASOND
31 Pondskater Pondskater  130 Bells 15 mm On rivers and ponds Common (F) 8 AM - 7 PM JFMAMJJASOND 5 PM - 7 PM (Jun)
32 Diving Beetle Diving Beetle  800 Bells 38 mm On rivers and ponds Uncommon (E) 8 AM - 5 PM JFMAMJJASOND
33 Stinkbug Stinkbug  120 Bells On trees (hardwood and cedar) Very common (G) JFMAMJJASOND
34 Snail Snail  250 Bells On Hibiscus Bushes (raining) Common (F) All day JFMAMJJASOND May – Jun
38 Mole Cricket Mole Cricket  280 Bells 44 mm Underground Very uncommon (D) All day JFMAMJJASOND
42 Ladybug Ladybug  200 Bells On flowers Common (F) 8 AM - 5 PM JFMAMJJASOND Mar – May
45 Tiger Beetle Tiger Beetle  1,500 Bells On the ground Rare (C) 8 AM – 7 PM (Mar – Sep)
4 AM - 5 PM (Oct)
JFMAMJJASOND
47 Wharf Roach Wharf Roach  200 Bells 42 mm On beach Very common (G) All day JFMAMJJASOND
64 Flea Flea  70 Bells 3 mm On villagers Very common (G) All day JFMAMJJASOND
65 Pill Bug Pill Bug  200 Bells 13 mm From hitting rocks Very common (G) All day (Sep – June)
7 PM - 4 AM (Jul – Aug)
JFMAMJJASOND Nov – Mar
67 Fly Fly  60 Bells 9 mm Flying near rafflesia, trash, or rotten turnips/fruit Very common (G) All day JFMAMJJASOND
70 Spider Spider  30 Bells 25 mm Shaking trees Uncommon (E) All day (Mar – Jun; Sep)
7 PM - 8 AM (Jul – Aug)
11 PM - 4 PM (Oct)
JFMAMJJASOND 4 PM - 8 AM (Apr – May)
7 PM - 8 AM (Sep)

New in May[edit]

Bugs new in May in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

# Name Icon Sell price[nb 1] Size Location Rarity Time Months Peak times
8 Raja B. Butterfly Raja B. Butterfly  2,500 Bells 178 mm Near freshwater Rare (C) 8 AM – 5 PM JFMAMJJASOND
10 Moth Moth  60 Bells 55 mm Flying near light sources Very common (G) 7 PM - 4 AM JFMAMJJASOND Jun – Aug
14 Long Locust Long Locust  160 Bells 60 mm On the ground Common (F) 8 AM – 5 PM JFMAMJJASOND Sep – Nov
31 Pondskater Pondskater  130 Bells 15 mm On rivers and ponds Common (F) 8 AM - 7 PM JFMAMJJASOND 5 PM - 7 PM (Jun)
32 Diving Beetle Diving Beetle  800 Bells 38 mm On rivers and ponds Uncommon (E) 8 AM - 5 PM JFMAMJJASOND

Leaving after May[edit]

Bugs leaving after May in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

# Name Icon Sell price[nb 1] Size Location Rarity Time Months Peak times
38 Mole Cricket Mole Cricket  280 Bells 44 mm Underground Very uncommon (D) All day JFMAMJJASOND

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Re-Tail sell price; if item can be sold at Timmy and Tommy's store, it is 80% of the sell price; if item can be sold to Leila at Tortimer Island, it is 5% of the sell price.