Newly Molted Wheel Bug Nymph

Subject: 7578533571
Location: Madison Heights, VA
February 22, 2013 3:38 pm
what the heck is this frightening thing?
Signature: Janice Lawson

Wheel Bug nymph
Wheel Bug nymph

Hi Janice,
This is an immature Wheel Bug and it appears to have recently molted.  Adult Wheel Bugs are winged and have a distinctive coglike crest on the thorax.

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