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Wheel Bug

Arilus cristatus

Description:

Very large beetle with orange-red antannae

Habitat:

North America

Notes:

Found this guy resting on our front porch steps. Caught another one hovering clumsily in the air in my kitchen

2 Species ID Suggestions

Assassin Bug
Reduviidae
Wheel bug
Arilus cristatus Wheel bug


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MadGrady
Spotted by
MadGrady

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jan 21, 2014
Submitted on Mar 22, 2014

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