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Wheel Bug

Arilus cristatus

Description:

Gray and black red probe like mouth. Ridge back. Reminds me if a kissing bug but I'm not sure if it is.

Notes:

Was on a wooden fence on a warmer day

1 Comment

keaaa5
keaaa5 8 years ago

Oh yes that is it! Thanks +KeithRoragen - Thanks to your reference I researched the Kissing Bug ( http://bugguide.net/node/view/561944 ) - not the same obviously, but it appears they are related. Both considered 'assassin' bugs...

keaaa5
Spotted by
keaaa5

Maryland, USA

Spotted on Nov 12, 2012
Submitted on Nov 13, 2012

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