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Wheel Bug

Arilus cristatus


Large Assassin Bug.


Found rapidly walking along a metal handrail. In a rest area on Interstate 95. Live Oaks and Cabbage Palms and a grassy lawn were most common vegetation.


I like the shadows. Makes a monstrous creature even more so.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States

Spotted on May 15, 2022
Submitted on May 20, 2022

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