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Animal Crossing: Wild World- Collecting Insects for the DS Version

by: Benjamin Sell ; edited by: Benjamin Sell ; updated: 5/25/2012 • Leave a comment

Easy collecting guide to the insects in Animal Crossing: Wild World.

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    There are many collections you can have in Animal Crossing, and the Wild World edition is no exception. From fossils, fish, and other fine things, there are insects that you can collect. All that is needed to catch insects is a butterfly net. There is the standard net and a golden net that you can acquire in the game. See Tom Nook to get your butterfly net and get to collecting all the good things that you can find in the game.

    Bell Cricket – These are found in grass and sell for 430 bells. They are typically seen from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. from September to October.

    Birdwing Butterfly – These are found flying near flowers and sell for 3000 bells. They are found from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from June to September.

    Brown Cicada – These sell for 200 and are found on trees all around. They are most likely from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from July to August.

    Agrias Butterfly – This will sell for 3000 bells, you can find them flying around near flowers, and usually from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from June to September.

    Ant – Ants will sell for a measly 80 bells and they are found on the ground. They are found all day and all year long.

    Atlas Beetle – These are found on palm trees and they will sell for 8000 bells. They are typically found from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. from June to August.

    Banded Dragonfly – These are found flying around most anywhere and they will go for 4500 bells. They will be seen from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from July to August.

    Bee – Bees will sell for 4500 bells and are found in trees. They are seen all day all year long.

    Cockroach – These sell for a miserly 5 bells and are found on trees. They are found all day long and all year long.

    Dung Beetle – These are found near snowballs and sell for around 800 bells. They are more frequent around 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. from December to February.

    Dynastid Beetle – These go for 1350 bells and they are on trees. They are from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. and from July to August.

    Elephant Beetle – These sell for 8000 bells and they are on palm trees. Typically from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. they are more frequent, in July to August.

    Emperor Butterfly – These sell for 2500 bells and they fly around flowers most of the time. They will be found from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from June to September.

    Evening Cicada – These sell for 550 and are on trees. They are mostly found from 4-8 am and 4-7 pm from July to August.

    Firefly – These are near fresh water and sell for 300 bells. They are found from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. in June.

    Flea – These sell for 70 bells and are found on your neighbors. They are found all day from March to November.

    Fly – These sell for 60 bells and are found on garbage, rotten turnips, and on rafflesia. They are found all day and all year long.

    Scarab Beetle – These are selling for 6000 bells and are on trees. They are found from 11 pm to 9 a.m. from July to August.

    Scorpion – These are 8000 bells and they are found on the ground from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. and from July to September.

    Snail – These are sold for 250 bells and are found on flowers. They are seen all day from April to September.

    Spider – These are 300 bells and they are in trees. They are found all day from March to November.

    Stag Beetle – These are 2000 bells and they are found on trees. They are found from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. from June to August but will peak from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. July to August.

    Tarantula – These are 8000 bells and they are on the ground. They are found from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. from June to August.

    These are the first set of insects you can collect in the game Animal Crossing: Wild World, more are in parts two and three.

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