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Acanthocephala? - Arilus cristatus

Acanthocephala? - Arilus cristatus
Efland, Orange County, North Carolina, USA
October 3, 2005
Size: 1.25 inches
Very dusty female Acanthocephala?

unknown bug
Thankx all for the info

Certainly Acanthocephala
- the wheel is unmistakable. Fat abdomen definitely suggests female to me, too.

Do you both mean Arilus cristatus
Do you both mean Arilus cristatus

yes of course I do mean Arilus cristatus (well,at least they both begin with an A....) Not thinking clearly this afternoon I guess. D'oh!

No but,
I misconstrued the feeding tube as used for plant juice and wasn't looking in the right place in the guide.


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