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Wheel bug (with parasites?) - Arilus cristatus

Wheel bug (with parasites?) - Arilus cristatus
West Grove, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
October 11, 2012
Size: ~15mm BL
I'm no good at bugs, does anyone know the species? Also, the white objects look like cocoons or eggs, has this big wheelie been parasitized?

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look like tachinid eggs indeed

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