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Bug eating monarch caterpillar - Podisus maculiventris

Bug eating monarch caterpillar - Podisus maculiventris
Yorkville, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA
August 24, 2014
Found this taking place on a milkweed plant on the property where I live. Seems like monarchs just can't get a break. This one was nearly full grown.

I believe this is a Spined Soldier Bug -- confirmation appreciated.
(Podisus, prey)

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