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Why "birds and bees" talks are important! - Harmonia axyridis - Female
Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA
January 29, 2008
A blue Green Dock Beetle and a Multicolored Asian Ladybird.
I took several shots in this series.

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Wonderful -
another candidate for the annual Darwin Award!

Fascinating photos, Ron... I wouldn't have believed it if you hadn't photographed it! Thanks for posting these.

Moved from Frass.

I like the pic, we should kee
I like the pic, we should keep it. I just used it in my Evolutin class today (with getting credits to the photographer), to show that sometimes the sophisticated species recognition system does not work perfectly...


Well everyone makes mistakes.
Well everyone makes mistakes.... but you should never pick you mate outside your species (or even your family (in a taxonomic sense only))