๐Ÿ› Bug

A bug, or insect, generally depicted as a caterpillar, which becomes a ๐Ÿฆ‹ Butterfly. Shown in full profile facing left, inching up on the back of its green, segmented, and textured body. Often featuring black stripes or yellow dots and tentacles on its head.

May be used to represent various insects, worms, and related animals. May also be used for metaphorical senses of bug.

Twitter’s bug is purple. Apple’s bug is hairy with a red head and legs and black stripes on its body. Microsoft’s bug also has a red head, Facebook’s is yellowish-orange. Google and Microsoft’s bugs previously resembled an orange centipede or millipede, and Samsung’s had a cartoon-styled face with a purple nose.

Bug was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • ๐Ÿ› Caterpillar
  • ๐Ÿ› Insect

Apple Name

๐Ÿ› Bug

Codepoints

Shortcodes

  • :bug:

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