Price, time & locations: All marine animals in Animal Crossing New Horizons at a glance

Price, time & locations: All marine animals in Animal Crossing New Horizons at a glance


Much of your time in Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be spent looking for insects. After a successful catch, you can donate these to the local museum or sell them in the shop to fill your wallet with sternis.


In this article , we will explain to you how you should proceed when catching the insects and which tools are absolutely necessary .


But to be able to catch insects in New Horizons at all, you have to discover them first. And that is exactly what is not so easy with some copies. After all, these can only be found at different times of the day and only during certain months of the year.


So that you can gradually donate all the insects to the museum, we have put together an overview of all the insects in "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" for you. You can see at a glance how much these values ​​are, where they are and, above all, in which month and at what time.


Important: With insects there is no distinction between the northern and southern hemispheres, as is the case with fish.


Locations, times, and prices of all insects in Animal Crossing: New Horizons


Evening cicada : 550 sternis

  • Where: sits on trees
  • When: 4:00 am to 8:00 pm, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Agrias butterfly : 3,000 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: April - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: October - March

Allotopus rosenbergi : 10,000 sternis

  • Where: on palm trees
  • When: 5 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Alpenbock : 3,000 sternis

  • Where: on a stump
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: May - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: November - March

Ant : 80 sternis

  • Where: on rotting turnips
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: all year round
  • Southern hemisphere: all year round

Atlas beetle : 8,000 sternis

  • Where: on palm trees
  • When: 5 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Atlas moth: 3,000 sternis

  • Where: sits on trees and palms
  • When: 7 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: April - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: October - March

Mountain cicada : 400 sternis

  • Where: sits on trees
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: August - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: February - March

Leaf insect: 600 sternis

  • Where: on the floor, looks like furniture object (sheet)
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: July - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - March

European weevil : 800 sternis

  • Where: on palm trees
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Brown leaf hoppers : 250 sternis

  • Where: sits on trees
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Cyclommantus : 8,000 sternis

  • Where: on palm trees
  • When: 7 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Hermit Crab : 1,000 sternis

  • Where: on the beach, looks like a shell
  • When: 7 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: all year round
  • Southern hemisphere: all year round

Elephant beetles: 8,000 sternis

  • Where: on palm trees
  • When: 5 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Fire dragonfly : 180 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: September - October
  • Southern Hemisphere: March - April

Spruce ibex : 350 sternis

  • Where: on a stump
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: all year round
  • Southern hemisphere: all year round

Fly : 60 sternis:

  • Where: on rotting turnips, on garbage
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: all year round
  • Southern hemisphere: all year round

Flea : 70 sternis

  • Where: on islanders
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: April - November
  • Southern Hemisphere: October - May

Violin beetle : 450 sternis

  • Where: on a stump
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: May - June, September - November
  • Southern Hemisphere: March - May, November - December

Face bug: 1,000 sternis

  • Where: sits in flowers
  • When: 7 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: March - October
  • Southern Hemisphere: September - April

Giraffe stag beetle: 12,000 sternis

  • Where: on trees
  • When: 5 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Gold dung beetle : 300 sternis

  • Where: on the floor
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: July - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - March

Gold scarab : 10,000 sternis

  • Where: on trees
  • When: 11pm - 8am
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Goliath beetles : 8,000 sternis

  • Where: on palm trees
  • When: 5pm - 8am
  • Northern hemisphere: June - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: December - March

Praying Mantis : 430 sternis

  • Where: sits in flowers
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: March - November
  • Southern Hemisphere: September - May

Grasshopper : 160 sternis

  • Where: sits on the floor
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - March

Cricket : 130 sternis

  • Where: sits on the floor
  • When: 5 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: September - November
  • Southern Hemisphere: March - May

Hercules beetle: 12,000 sternis

  • Where: on palm trees
  • When: 5 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Grasshopper : 400 sternis

  • Where: sits on the floor
  • When: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: August - November
  • Southern Hemisphere: February - May

Sky butterfly : 4,000 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 5 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: December - March, June - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: June - September, December - March

Stag beetle : 1,000 sternis

  • Where: on trees
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Honey bee : 200 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: March - July
  • Southern Hemisphere: September - January

Centipedes : 300 sternis

  • Where: comes from knocked stones
  • When: 4-11 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: September - June
  • Southern Hemisphere: March - December

Hyalessa cicada : 300 sternis

  • Where: sits on trees
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Japan rose beetle : 200 sternis

  • Where: on trees and palms
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: June - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: December - February

Japanese schiller butterfly: 3,000 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 4 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: May - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: November - February

Royal dragonfly: 230 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: April - October
  • Southern Hemisphere: October - April

Cabbage white butterfly : 160 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 4 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: September - June
  • Southern Hemisphere: March - December

Hummingbird butterfly : 300 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 4 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: April - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: October - February

Pellet louse : 250 sternis

  • Where: comes from knocked stones
  • When: 11pm - 4pm
  • Northern hemisphere: September - June
  • Southern Hemisphere: March - December

Fireflies: 460 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: June
  • Southern hemisphere: December

Ligia exotica : 200 sternis

  • Where: on beach rocks
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: all year round
  • Southern hemisphere: all year round

Ladybug : 200 sternis

  • Where: sits in flowers
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: March - June, October
  • Southern Hemisphere: April, September - December

Mole cricket : 500 sternis

  • Where: in the ground
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: November - May
  • Southern Hemisphere: May - November

Dung beetles : 300 sternis

  • Where: on the floor
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: December - February
  • Southern hemisphere: June - August

Monarch butterfly : 140 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 4 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: September - November
  • Southern Hemisphere: March - May

Moth : 130 sternis

  • Where: flies around lights
  • When: 7 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: all year round
  • Southern hemisphere: all year round

Mosquito : 130 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 5 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: June - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: December - March

Faced Grasshopper : 200 Sternis

  • Where: sits on the floor
  • When: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: April - November
  • Southern Hemisphere: October - May

Rhinoceros beetle : 1,350 sternis

  • Where: on trees
  • When: 5 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Orchid mantis: 2,400 sternis

  • Where: sits in white flowers
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: March - November
  • Southern Hemisphere: September - May

Magnificent stag beetle : 6,000 sternis

  • Where: on trees
  • When: 7 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: June - September
  • Southern hemisphere: December to March

Jewel beetles : 2,400 sternis

  • Where: on a stump
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: April - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: October - February

Swell maiden : 4,500 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: May - October
  • Southern Hemisphere: November - April

Rainbow butterfly: 2,500 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: April - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: October - March

Giant cicada : 500 sternis

  • Where: sits on trees
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Giant bug : 2,000 sternis

  • Where: in the water of rivers
  • When: 7 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: April - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: October - March

Giant stag beetle : 10,000 sternis

  • Where: on trees
  • When: 11pm - 8am
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Knight butterfly : 2,500 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 4 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: March - June
  • Southern Hemisphere: September - December

Sawtooth stag beetle : 2,000 sternis

  • Where: on trees
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February

Bag carrier : 600 sternis

  • Where: comes from shaken trees
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: all year round
  • Southern hemisphere: all year round

Tiger beetle : 1,500 sternis

  • Where: on the floor
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: February - October
  • Southern hemisphere: August - April

slug : 250 sternis

  • Where: on bushes and stones
  • When: All day in the rain
  • Northern hemisphere: all year round
  • Southern hemisphere: all year round

Swallowtail : 240 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 4 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: March - September
  • Southern hemisphere: September - March

Swimming beetles : 800 sternis

  • Where: on the water in rivers
  • When: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: May - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: November - March

Singgrille : 430 sternis

  • Where: sits on the floor
  • When: 5 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: September - October
  • Southern Hemisphere: March - April

Scorpio : 8,000 sternis

  • Where: on the floor
  • When: 7 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: May - October
  • Southern Hemisphere: November - April

Spider : 600 sternis

  • Where: comes from shaken trees
  • When: 7 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: all year round
  • Southern hemisphere: all year round

Stick insect : 600 sternis

  • Where: on trees
  • When: 4 a.m. to 8 a.m., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: July - November
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - May

Stink bug : 120 sternis,

  • Where: sits in flowers
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: March - October
  • Southern Hemisphere: September - April

Troides brookiana : 2,500 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: April - September, December - February
  • Southern Hemisphere: June - August, October - March

Bird butterfly : 4,000 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: May to September
  • Southern hemisphere: November to March

Tarantula : 8,000 sternis

  • Where: comes from shaken trees
  • When: 7 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: November - April
  • Southern Hemisphere: May - October

Wanderer : 600 sternis

  • Where: sits on the floor
  • When: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: August - November
  • Southern Hemisphere: February - May

Water strider : 130 sternis

  • Where: on the water in rivers
  • When: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: May - September
  • Southern Hemisphere: November - March

Water maid : 400 sternis

  • Where: flies near water
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: November - February
  • Southern Hemisphere: May - August

White tree nymph : 1,000 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: all year round
  • Southern hemisphere: all year round

Wasp : 2,500 sternis

  • Where: comes from shaken trees
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: all year round
  • Southern hemisphere: all year round

Cicada larva skin : 10 sternis

  • Where: sits on trees
  • When: all day
  • Northern hemisphere: July - August
  • Southern Hemisphere: January - February


Brimstone butterfly : 160 sternis

  • Where: flies around
  • When: 4 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Northern hemisphere: March - June, September - October
  • Southern Hemisphere: March - April, September - December

In addition to catching insects, there are other tips and tricks to earn sternis in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

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