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Downy leather-winged beetle

Podabrus pruinosus

Description:

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

Habitat:

Spotted next to mixed woods.

Notes:

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

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Brian38
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Brian38

Ronald, Washington, United States

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

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