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A meadow at around 7000 feet.
I have never seen this bug before. Could someone help me identify it?
Also known as common milkweed bug
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Thanks! I wasn't sure the markings were a little different from the images I googled.
Lat: 38.70, Long: -117.52
Spotted on Aug 15, 2019 Submitted on Aug 22, 2019