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Large Milkweed Bug

Oncopeltus fasciatus


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


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

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Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania, USA

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

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