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Wheel Bug

Arilus cristatus


Juvenile assassin bug. Approximately 1/2" long (head to tail) with black and orange abdomen, antennae, and legs with black with white on the thorax. Beneficial for garden pest control.


Gardens, shrubs, other plants.


They can cause painful bites or stings.

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Wheel bug (nymph)
Arilus cristatus Wheel bug - Wikipedia

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Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jun 29, 2020
Submitted on Jun 29, 2020


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