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Arthropodology

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Usage

Once learned, allows the chance of finding insects of varying types whilst performing a number of different simple actions. These insects lead to fishing lures with the relevant skills.

Tuition

Level School Requires Allows
2 Worship 100 Dirt Allows finding a clutch of 1 Insect
5 Worship 200 Tadpoles Allows finding a clutch of 1 or 2 Insects
8 Worship 300 Beeswax Allows finding a clutch of 1 to 3 Insects
11 Worship 400 Cactus Sap Allows finding a clutch of 1 to 4 Insects
14 Worship 500 Raw Silk Allows finding a clutch of 1 to 5 Insects
17 Worship 600 Dung Allows finding a clutch of 1 to 6 Insects
20 Worship 7 Cocoa Seeds Allows finding a clutch of 1 to 7 Insects

Where to find them

Insects are randomly found during the following types of actions:

Insect Types

Insect Herbs Clay Dirt Slate Thorns Wood Flax Digging Papyrus Diving Onions Water Mud Sand Slaughtering Leeks Limestone Carrots Cabbage Watermelon
Ash Centipede Green tick.png Yes
Bat Mite Green tick.png Yes
Blister Beetle Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Bloodworm Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Bristleworm Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Clay Slug Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Camel Weevel (sic) Green tick.png Yes
Corckscrew Asp Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Corn Maggot Green tick.png Yes
Desert Millipede Green tick.png Yes
Dew Fly Green tick.png Yes
Feather Midge Green tick.png Yes
Footworm Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Fruit Maggot Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Glass Worm Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Golden Asp Green tick.png Yes
Grass Slug Green tick.png Yes
Hairy Slug Green tick.png Yes
Honey Fly Green tick.png Yes
Horned Hookworm Green tick.png Yes
Leafhopper Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Leaf Snapper Green tick.png Yes
Mud Asp Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Needleworm Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Nightwing Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Nippleworm Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Orchid Hopper Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Oyster Mite Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Pickel Slug Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Queen Maggot Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Red Cricket Green tick.png Yes
Ringed Wasp Green tick.png Yes
Rose Mite Green tick.png Yes
Rose Swallowtail Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Ruby Hornborrer Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Salt Mite Green tick.png Yes
Sand Mite Green tick.png Yes
Skinlicker Green tick.png Yes
Slime Moth Green tick.png Yes
Snowberry Butterfly Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Spittlebug Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Stone Fly Green tick.png Yes
Toad Sawfly Green tick.png Yes
Woodmoth Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
Woolly Aphid Green tick.png Yes
White Mealybug Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes Green tick.png Yes
White Sawfly Green tick.png Yes

Insect Rarity

As a test 1000 flax beds were planted and harvested in batches of 25. After 1000 harvests there were:
Fruit Maggot: 6
Leafhopper: 5
Orchid Hopper: 18
Snowberry Butterfly: 2
Spittlebug: 47

Clearly spittlebugs are the most common for the time/location/activity and player.

Harvesting 195 Papyrus plants in varied terrain from 2:15am to 3:30am Akhet I-7 around the Nile/Chariot area:
Footworm: 5
Glass Worm: 11
Needleworm: 1
Nippleworm: 7

See Also