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Spotting

Description:

red with black spots bugs that parasite fruits of Asclepiadaceae. They arrive and parasite the capsule, i dont know if they feed on the latex of the tissue of the plant but it looks like....i rescued some fruits so the seeds survive for the next generation

Habitat:

xerophytic shrubland in the university campus of Mexico city

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2 Comments

YurianaMartínez
YurianaMartínez 8 years ago

i have noticed the adults mating in the same fruit, the same plant of course where few weeks later i get to see the progenie....

YurianaMartínez
YurianaMartínez 8 years ago

Thanks to AgnesAdiqueTalavera I know this is another stage of life of a milkweed Bug: Oncopeltus fasciatus, i should place all pics in only one spotting....(adult and baby of a species) i will as soon as i have some time

YurianaMartínez
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YurianaMartínez

Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Spotted on Feb 24, 2013
Submitted on Feb 24, 2013

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