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Leatherwing beetle with milkweed pollinia - Chauliognathus marginatus

Leatherwing beetle with milkweed pollinia - Chauliognathus marginatus
Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
June 12, 2007
Size: 1/2"
I caught this leatherwing beetle on my milkweed flowers, note the yellow pollinia on its' feet. It was having a hard time walking from flower to flower with so many of the pollinia hanging from it!

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C. marginatus

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