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Wheel bug nymph

Arilus cristatus

Description:

this immature stage does not have the "wheel" - the strange gear-like shape on the back of the pronotum that the adult has on its back, grey body and legs with dark brown abdomen

Habitat:

urban schoolyard

Notes:

their bite - or rather pierce - can really hurt

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Spotted on Jan 4, 2016
Submitted on Jan 3, 2016

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