Related Program: NatureNotes Wheelbugs Hatching By Rudy Mancke • Apr 15, 2019 Related Program: NatureNotes ShareTweetEmail The egg mass and some newly hatched wheel bugs (Arilus cristatus). Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org Wheelbug nymphs are hatching this time of year. The adults eat other insects, especially caterpillars. Listen Listening... / 1:00 Listen... NatureNotes is a production of South Carolina Public Radio. Tags: NatureNatureNotesscetv.orgSCETV AppInsectsShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread.