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Wheel Bug

Arilus cristatus


Found it on my recycle bin, about an inch and a half long.

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ForestDragon 10 years ago

Nice find! Wheel Bugs are a type of Assassin Bug. They are predatory, feeding on other arthropods. Yours is not quite fully grown (called a nymph).

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Maryland, USA

Spotted on Jul 9, 2013
Submitted on Jul 9, 2013

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