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Red-femured milkweed borer

Tetraopes femoratus

Description:

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

Habitat:

Urban garden

Notes:

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.

Aaron_G
Spotted by
Aaron_G

Bartlesville, Oklahoma, USA

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

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