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Species Arilus cristatus - Wheel Bug

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Hemiptera - True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies
Suborder Heteroptera - True Bugs
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Family Reduviidae - Assassin Bugs
Subfamily Harpactorinae
Tribe Harpactorini
Genus Arilus
Species cristatus - Wheel Bug