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Wheel Bugs Mating - Arilus cristatus - male - female

Wheel Bugs Mating - Arilus cristatus - Male Female
Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
September 24, 2004

Neat, compare photo from Durham
I presume that is a spermatophore attached to the female. The male is presumably mate-guarding after mating is finished. Compare my photo from Durham:

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

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