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Small Milkweed Bug

Lygaeus kalmii

Description:

A Small Milkweed bug.

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1 Comment

Machi
Machi a year ago

Because it is on milkweed, I think it is more likely Oncopeltus fasciatus and also because your previous spotting of the adults was that species. The other possibility is Lygaeus kalmii

20ppittman
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20ppittman

Maryland, USA

Spotted on Oct 24, 2019
Submitted on Oct 24, 2019

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