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Photo#216056
Milkweed Beetle? - Labidomera clivicollis

Milkweed Beetle? - Labidomera clivicollis
Atchison, Kansas, USA
August 19, 2008
Size: 3/4 inch
Found eating off of a water plant (not milkweed)...in NE Kansas. Yellow feet were very interesting on this fellow. Another image on here looked very much like this fellow but the markings were different?

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Milkweed Beetle? - Labidomera clivicollis Milkweed Beetle? - Labidomera clivicollis

Leptinotarsa sp?
I'm thinking this could be a species of Leptinotarsa, but let's see what some of our beetle experts have to say. Nice images.

 
Thanx Eric for both.....I've
Thanx Eric for both.....I've seen some very beautiful milkweed beetles but this fellow was different from the one's I'm used to.

 
Changed my mind:-)
After seeing some recent images of Labidomera, I think this specimen is teneral (just emerged from pupa, pigments not fully set-in yet).

 
ah. thanx...that'd make sence
ah. thanx...that'd make sence. this one was a rather pale comparison to some that I've seen on the bug sites. again my thanx!

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