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Red Milkweed Beetle

Tetraopes tetrophthalmus

Description:

A red and black beetle with black legs and antennae

Habitat:

In a flower garden on Echinacea

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Red Milkweed Beetle
Tetraopes tetrophthalmus Red Milkweed Beetle - Tetraopes tetrophthalmus - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 7 years ago

Thank you sooo much, Jakubko! Funny it would be found on Echinacea but she does have a few milkweed plants growing in her garden so, perhaps it was just looking to add a little variety to its diet? "-)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Excellent find!

JanelleL.Streed
Spotted by
JanelleL.Streed

Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Jul 27, 2013
Submitted on Feb 23, 2014

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