Vector Spotlight: “Wheel Bug”


SCIENTIFIC NAME: Arilus cristatus By Nathan D. Burkett-Cadena, AVMS member The wheel bug is a large, predatory insect native to North America and is a common inhabitant of gardens and yards. Wheel bugs get their common name from the large, rounded extension of the exoskeleton that protrudes from the dorsal thorax. This wheel-shaped extension is […]

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