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Wheelbug Laying Eggs - Arilus cristatus - female

Wheelbug Laying Eggs - Arilus cristatus - Female
Mineral County, West Virginia, USA
October 3, 2004
This one came indoors long enough to lay eggs on a wall.

Yes, cool!
This is such a photogenic species anyhow, and how neat to capture this behavioral moment. I love bug eggs, looking like little tin cans—in this case, maybe tennis ball cans.

--Stephen

Stephen Cresswell
Buckhannon, WV
www.stephencresswell.com

Wow, cool!
That is so neat. Now I am really regretting not capturing my mating pair and watching for the oviposition. I'll have to check the plants where they were for eggs--looks like it should be a pretty big bunch.

Neat series of photos.

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

 
Thanks, Patrick.
I'm contributing at this rate because I've been taking these since spring and I've had no one to show them to. So I'm going through my photos and picking out the ones that seem like they might contribute something to the site. Thanks for appreciating them.

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