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Wheel bug

Arilus cristatus

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Doren B
Doren B 6 years ago
Wheel Bug
Arilus cristatus Wheel bug

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suzmonk 6 years ago

Hi Pizor. This is a Wheel Bug, named for the cog-shaped protuberance on its back. A kind of assassin bug, shy and retiring, but it can deliver a painful bite. I think only one species is found in North America ... Arilus cristatus.

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Maryland, USA

Spotted on Oct 28, 2014
Submitted on Oct 28, 2014

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