Top Ten Cutest Insects and Arachnids

I know, this is a weird idea for a list (because the words "cute" and "insects" or "arachnids" don't really go well for most people), but believe it or not, some insects and arachnids can be as cute as puppies and kittens

The Top Ten

1 Ladybug Ladybug

All my life I've had a soft spot for them. - Entranced98

Ladybugs are beautiful. - Catacorn

I like ladybugs - RoseCandyMusic

They're called "Ladybirds" in the UK. - Britgirl

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2 Bumblebee Bumblebee A bumblebee, also written bumble bee, is a member of the bee genus Bombus, in the family Apidae. The brood parasitic or cuckoo bumblebees have sometimes been classified as a subgenus or genus, Psithyrus, but are now usually treated as members of Bombus.

So fluffy and important -- good and pure souls who deserve more love than they get!

The look like striped pillows with wings - 51im_Ro55_2002

They're adorable and fluffy :3 - AsianBlood

Bumblebee is a member of the genus Bombus, a genus in the bee family Apidae

Bumblebees are just so chubby and furry. And very beneficial too - FireWasp2004

3 Butterfly Butterfly Butterflies are part of the class of insects in the order Lepidoptera, along with the moths. Adult butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight.

I genuinely love all insects but butterflies are my favourite. Such beautiful, graceful and elegant insects. I could watch them flitting about for hours. - Britgirl

Butterflies are insects of the order Lepidoptera, close relatives of moths

They're beautiful, cute, and beneficial - FireWasp2004

4 Moth

Moths are cute! why are people afraid of them? - Catacorn

Moths are insects of the order Lepidoptera, close relatives of butterflies

Look at those big black eyes...bushy long antennae...and the thick, fuzzy body... - FireWasp2004

5 Happy Face Spider Happy Face Spider

This looks adorable c: - wrests

Happy face spider (Theridon grallator) is a species of spider endemic to Hawaii

Afraid of spiders? Look at this happy little guy! It has a unique happy-face-pattern on its abdomen - FireWasp2004

6 Damselfly Damselfly

Damselflies are insects of the suborder Zygoptera, order Odonata

The eyes of these smaller dragonflies somewhat look like puppy eyes to me...it's cute... - FireWasp2004

7 Cross-Eyed Planthopper

Cross-eyed planthopper is a species if planthopper, an insect of the infraorder Fulgoromorpha

Name says it all. This insect has really weird eyes! - FireWasp2004

8 Treehopper

Treehoppers are insects of the family Membracidae, related to cicadas and leafhoppers

These cute little insects come in many different variations of shapes, sizes, and colors - FireWasp2004

9 Red Milkweed Beetle

Red milkweed beetle (Tetraopes tetrophthalmus) is a species of beetle of the family Cerambycidae

The binomial of this cute little guy is derived from the greek word for "four-eyes". The antennae of this beetle divides each eye into 2! - FireWasp2004

10 Dwarf Flightless Scelionid Wasp

Also known as Baeus. Dwarf flightless scelionid wasp is a parasitoid wasp of the family Scelionidae

Yes, this adorable little big-eyed insect is a wingless wasp! This guy, despite looking cute, is actually the nightmare of nightmares: it's an egg parasite of spiders - FireWasp2004

The Contenders

11 Dragonfly

I love dragonflies! Does that made me weird lol. - Catacorn

12 Jumping Spider Jumping Spider
13 Tiger Moth
14 Dung Beetle Dung Beetle
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