Big Bertha's Adventures

Wheel Bug Nymph!

I spied these insects along a trail at a park in Plano.  I’ve never seen anything like them.  Giant ants, perhaps?  They certainly are creepy – yet fascinating….

Big Bertha's Adventures

I did some research and discovered these are Wheel Bug nymphs.  Friends in the garden – much like the ladybug.

Big Bertha's Adventures

The photo above shows eggs.

Big Bertha's Adventures

I’ve photographed the adult form in previous blog posts – you can click here to see the transformation into adulthood.

 

Notes:
Cameras:  Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon G16
Date:  April 2015

 

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