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Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle

Labidomera clivicollis

Description:

Oval, strongly convex, blueish or greenish black, orange to yellow with 2 black marks in an x across mid-line. male has 1 large projecting tooth on outside of each front femur and 1on inside. larva is orange.

Habitat:

Marsh and stream edges where swamp milk weed grow.


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Boone County High School
Spotted by a student at Boone County High School

Florence, Kentucky, USA

Lat: 38.96, Long: -84.66

Spotted on Aug 28, 2012
Submitted on Aug 31, 2012

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