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Wheel bug

Arilus cristatus


Moves slowly; can go up walls; around 1-1 1/2 inches long I think


I think it's a wheel bug, but would love confirmation. Thanks!

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ShannonKirby 12 years ago

Thanks guys! I left it alone to go on its merry way, and haven't seen it since. I read that they kill stink bugs, so I posted the photo on my Facebook page, and warned against killing them. I also read that they liquify their prey's insides and suck them up. Cooool! Haha! Thanks again!

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Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

Amber... I can say You are perfect...@Shannon update...!!

AmberLundeen 12 years ago

Looks like a wheel bug to me

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Aug 29, 2011
Submitted on Aug 29, 2011

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