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Wheel Bug

Arilus cristatus




1 species ID suggestions

3 Comments

Latimeria
Latimeria 6 years ago

You see those on the instars, here's a clearer picture: http://bugguide.net/node/view/651773/bgi.... I'm not sure what exactly they are, other than areas on the abdomen.

davidmurr
davidmurr 6 years ago

Neat! What are the black, glassy circular structures—three small, one larger—on its dorsal abdomen? They're visible in the second photo, despite being blurry.

Latimeria
Latimeria 6 years ago

A late instar nymph.

Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.05, Long: -78.04

Spotted on Jun 7, 2012
Submitted on Jun 8, 2012

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