This all-new, beautiful and intuitive guide to 463 North American insects and 43 spiders includes more than 500 photographs, dynamic search functions, and more from the creators of the National Audubon Society Field Guides and the National Wildlife Federation Guides. Includes the entire updated insects and spiders text from the National Audubon Society series of field guides (22 million copies in print), supplemented with content from the National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America.

Utilizing the latest iOS technologies, you can:

• Search by name (common and scientific) using either keyboard or verbal search systems; type or speak all or part of an insect’s name to search for its detailed account.
• Organize species alphabetically or taxonomically.
• Search by family, shape, habitat, region, color, size—or any combination.

Every species account contains the entire text content of the Audubon Guides to wildlife in North America—all recently updated and supplemented with content from the National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America—and features high-quality color photography. Touch to open any or all of the text sections, and to enlarge photos.

Each species account contains:

• description with identification details
• habitat description
• range information
• discussion of the species’ behavior, breeding, life cycle, sign and/or other notable characteristics
• Family and Order information
• photos of similar species with links to those species’ accounts
• links to the Wikipedia entry for every species

The apps also contain note-taking and photo uploading functions. Keep a digital journal of your findings and share them with family, friends, and our growing online community.

Other Fieldstone Guide apps in this series include:
• Fieldstone Guide to Amphibians
• Fieldstone Guide to Birds
• Fieldstone Guide to Butterflies
• Fieldstone Guide to Mammals
• Fieldstone Guide to Reptiles

What’s New

Version 1.3

• Added records for 43 arachnid species, including spiders, ticks, mites, and scorpions.
• Improved functionality of the journal/note-taking feature.

Ratings and Reviews

2.5 out of 5
2 Ratings
2 Ratings
MattG514 ,

Lacking in species

The app itself is nice, but it is major lacking in species. It’s even lacking some common species of insects I see all the time. Is good for someone who is looking to find some simple basic insects around their house. Not useful to an entomologist like myself, especially not for the price. Buy a book online on North America insects. Quite a few books out there for about the same price or a little more that will serve you much better.

ShadowDragon7 ,


very pretty and useful app!!! i would like more angles of photos on the insects? most of them are from one angle and it's a little hard to tell what they are.


Fieldstone Publishing, Inc.
355.4 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Fieldstone Publishing, Inc.


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