Wheel Bug

During a recent, early morning stroll on the local, natural Missouri prairie, I discovered this interesting insect, the Wheel Bug (Arilus cristatus), content to sit atop a Helianthus wildflower: The common name (Wheel bug) is inspired, as you can probably guess, by the gear-like back of this interesting insect, making it look like a cogged […]

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