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Wheel bugs (mating pair)

Arilus cristatus


Saw on back huge red needle like probiscus. Elusive dark colored winged. Mating pair


Was on railing of a house


I found this reference but not sure of the source.

1 species ID suggestions

Aaron_G 5 years ago
Wheel bugs (mating pair)
Arilus cristatus Species Arilus cristatus - Wheel Bug - BugGuide.Net

Maryland, USA

Lat: 39.30, Long: -77.20

Spotted on Oct 4, 2013
Submitted on Oct 5, 2013

Spotted for mission

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