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Photo#132787
Final molt - Arilus cristatus

Final molt - Arilus cristatus
Succasunna, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
July 31, 2007

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Final molt - Arilus cristatus Final molt - Arilus cristatus

Moved
Moved from Arilus.

Molting!
This photo most clearly indicates that what you saw was the emergence of an adult wheel bug (Arilus) from its final nymphal "skin."

 
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Craig

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