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Photo#9054
Wheel Bug  Nymph - Arilus cristatus

Wheel Bug Nymph - Arilus cristatus
Durham County, North Carolina, USA
May 29, 2004
Two were found very close to each other on bramble (a.k.a. Blackberry, Rubus). The other member of the pair hid from the camera. I believe this is a Wheel Bug nymph.

Lateral view of one of the same pair: