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A beetle in the family Cerambycidae. The binomial genus and species names are both derived from the Latin for "four eyes." As in many longhorn beetles, the antennae are situated very near the eye - in the red milkweed beetle, this adaptation has been carried to an extreme: the antennal base actually bisects the eye
Huge props to this dude for being so accommodating. He was hiding on the inside portion of the plant leaf and actually allowed me to bend the leaf back into a position where I could get a clear shot.