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Red-femured milkweed borer

Tetraopes femoratus


Elongate beetle with red body and black spots. The antennae are long and are ringed with black and white bands.


Urban garden


This was the first Tetraopes beetle that I had ever gotten to visit my milkweed plants.

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Nice shots. Wonderful spotting, Aaron.

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on Sep 14, 2014
Submitted on Mar 5, 2019

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