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Large Milkweed Bug

Oncopeltus fasciatus

Description:

a true bug of the order hemiptera, these insects use their sucking mouth parts to drink the sap of plants.

Notes:

adults and many nymphs on milkweed (Asclepias spp.) the yellow and red nymphs are freshly molted

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pippinincarnate68
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pippinincarnate68

Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Sep 6, 2014
Submitted on Apr 5, 2016

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