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Downy leather-winged beetle

Podabrus pruinosus


An important predator of aphids that supplements their diets with nectar and pollen, thus sometimes being minor pollinators.


Spotted next to mixed woods.


Their larvae eat grasshopper eggs, aphids, caterpillars, and other soft-bodied insects.

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Ronald, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jun 22, 2021
Submitted on Jun 28, 2021

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