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Wheel Bug

Arilus cristatus


1 to 1.25 inches long. Has large semicircular crest on thorax. The only insect in the U. S. that has such a crest.


Resting in metal frame being used to support pole beans.


Adults and nymphs can inflict a painful bite on humans.

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Spotted on Jun 6, 2020
Submitted on Jun 6, 2020

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