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Large Milkweed Bug

Oncopeltus fasciatus

Description:

Red blue beetle on a milkweed pod

Habitat:

Desert, rocky, cactus, tree pod

Notes:

Found him while hiking papago peak in scottsdale, AZ. He is so pretty!

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2 Comments

MariaSprings
MariaSprings 9 years ago

thank you so much for your help!

mbrummermann
mbrummermann 9 years ago

The pod it is on is actually a milkweed pod. The photo is confusing. The bug is facing down. But I am sure of the ID

MariaSprings
Spotted by
MariaSprings

Arizona, USA

Spotted on Apr 27, 2013
Submitted on Apr 28, 2013

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