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Milkweed Bug

Oncopeltus fasciatus

Description:

One adult and many young (instars) i=on a milkweed plant. The adult has distinctive black and red-orange markings, while the instars are mostly red.

Habitat:

On a milkweed plant in a native garden adjacent to the Greer Environmental Science Center on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan University

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1 Comment

MichaelS
MichaelS 7 months ago

Hi bethdeir, Great first spotting! Welcome to the Project Noah community!

bethdeir
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bethdeir

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Spotted on Sep 27, 2021
Submitted on Oct 9, 2021

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