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Large Milkweed Bug

Oncopeltus fasciatus


I think it is a type of assassin bug. about 1" in length, red and black striped.


Found in local community college's butterfly garden, around a variety of unknown fruiting berry plants and flowers.


Caught it cleaning it's wings.

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Large Milkweed Bug
Oncopeltus fasciatus Large milkweed bug

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Sep 18, 2014
Submitted on Sep 18, 2014

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