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Large Milkweed Bug - Oncopeltus fasciatus - male - female

Large Milkweed Bug - Oncopeltus fasciatus - Male Female
Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, USA
June 24, 2009
Gettin' busy on butterfly weed

Looks as though the right one has
Milkweed pollinia attached to the back leg

Cool! I hadn't even noticed, and I didn't realize that the Large Milkweed Bugs were pollinators for Milkweed. I found another photo which shows the pollinia more clearly - cool!

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