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Dog-bane Leaf Beetle

Chrysochus Auratus

Description:

shiny beetle

Habitat:

dog-bane plants

Notes:

Although the dog-bane plant is poisonous to eat, the dog-bane leaf beetle is not affected. In fact, the dog-bane leaf beetle stores the poison in it's body, making it bad for birds to eat.

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Kalen
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Kalen

Eugene, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Apr 25, 2020
Submitted on Apr 25, 2020

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