Wheel Bug Hatchlings

Subject: What’s this bug?
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
May 11, 2015 8:10 pm
This hive/nest is located at a tree next to my kids bus stop. I wanted to know what type of bugs there were, if they bite and if they are dangerous. The kids are curious and I can see them trying to pick the bugs up. Thanks.
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Wheel Bug Hatchlings
Wheel Bug Hatchlings

These are predatory, beneficial Wheel Bug hatchlings.  The adult Wheel Bug is the largest North American Assassin Bug.

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