Wheel bug

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Wheel bug

Post by BDSkinner »

Whoa was this thing cool! Funny enough, I had a friend just come back from Ecuador and showed me a picture of one from there. It held the grey color but also was a brilliant orange on its extremities.

I was walking around my relatives ranch in good old Mt Airy NC and this guy was on this pine branch right at eye level. Actually, I just realized there is a second one below it! Never thought I would see one, definitely the coolest insect I've found recently.

Image047 by Bradley Skinner, on Flickr

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