wheel bug

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wheel bug:

see assassin bugassassin bug,
common name for members of the family Reduviidae, one of the largest and most varied groups belonging to the order Hemiptera (suborder Heteroptera). Assassin bugs are generally brownish to black, medium-sized to large insects, with heads that are elongate and
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Surveys for native biological control agents of this pest detected the crabronid predatory wasp Astata unicolor (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) and the generalist predatory bug Arilus cristatus (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) using the nymphs and adults of this introduced pest as prey.
Predation by 23 adult Arilus cristatus wheel bugs (Reduviidae) on R.
1) Tupiocoris notatus (Distant) (1) Hemiptera: Pentatomidae Perillis bioculatus (Fabricius) (1) Podisus mucronatus Uhler Stiretrus anchorago (Fabricius) (1) Hemiptera: Reduviidae Arilus cristatus (Linnaeus) Sinea sp.