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Arilus cristatus

Arilus cristatus


Coral pink wheel bug (assassin bug) freshly molted, sunning itself on a mustang grape leaf. The exoskeleton is seen dangling on leaf underside. Taken with iPhone.


Riparian woods, one-half mile from the Colorado River, at Hornsby Bend nature area, Austin, Texas.

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MichaelS a week ago

Great spotting, juliasuits! Welcome to Project Noah!!

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Spotted on May 20, 2020
Submitted on May 21, 2020

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