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Broad-headed Bug? - Alydus eurinus

Broad-headed Bug? - Alydus eurinus
Ottawa, National Capital Region, Ontario, Canada
July 27, 2011
Size: About 1 inch long.
From what I can see on BugGuide, I think this could be within Hyalymenus. It is on a milkweed leaf, 9:00 am, bright, sunny day. Found just outside the city in a field with many milkweeds as well as other plants, including shrubs, trees, raspberries, etc.

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Alydus eurinus
Hyalymenus spp. look very different --see(1); none of them is black or pubescent

 
Alydus eurinus
Thanks! Your very prompt ID is leading to some interesting info.

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