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Wheel bug nymph

Arilus cristatus


Very small black and red insect with yellow tipped antennae that enjoys hanging out in my sunflower.




Moulting has begun! So excited to be able to document this little guy

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jellis 5 years ago
Red and black assassin bug nymph
Arilus cristatus Red and black assassin bug nymph - Arilus cristatus - BugGuide.Net

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1 Comment

ForestDragon 5 years ago

The proper common name for this beauty is a Wheel Bug. This one is a nymph, probably around 3 months old according to the main Bug Guide page for this species:

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on May 14, 2017
Submitted on May 9, 2017

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