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Wheel bug

Arilus cristatus

Description:

1" long assassin bug

Habitat:

Semi rural

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7 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Thank you Tai & lowellmtyler!

lowellmtyler
lowellmtyler 8 years ago

Very cool looking assassin bug. You have some incredible spottings.

TaiRobinson
TaiRobinson 8 years ago

Interesting creature, but really cool!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Thank you Curt - they are one of my favorite insects too! I used to pick them up for better macros but stopped doing that when I found out they have a nasty bite!

curtcollinsii
curtcollinsii 8 years ago

Very cool. One of my current fascinations, the wheel bug, and a very nice picture too!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Thanks Joanne!

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

nice :)

KarenL
Spotted by
KarenL

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Oct 28, 2013
Submitted on Oct 28, 2013

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