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red bodied spiders black legs head - Arilus cristatus

red bodied spiders black legs head - Arilus cristatus
ocala, marion County, Florida, USA
April 10, 2010
Size: tiny
do not know what these are, how old, or anything about them. but are lots of them not sure if they are making a web or such, just seemed to be moving around each other.

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Wheel Bug (Arilus cristatus).

These are nymphs;

They will look like this when they reach adulthood:

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Wheel Bug babies? lol
Are you for..wheel? :D ok why do they look like spiders? do I need to keep the mailman away from them as they are all over our mailbox? I just never saw such here, and been here all my life! Thanks for the info!! At least i know what to call them now lol

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