Subject:  What is this?
Geographic location of the bug:  Central Pennsylvania
Date: 08/07/2018
Time: 04:22 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Wondering in the world this thing is and where they come from?!
How you want your letter signed:  Misty

Wheel Bug

Dear Misty,
This is a predatory Wheel Bug.  It is not an aggressive nor a dangerous species, but it might bite if carelessly handled.  Wheel Bugs are a beneficial species known to prey on Japanese Beetles, which should endear them to to all gardeners in eastern North America.

Location: Pennsylvania

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