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Large Milkweed Bug Molting - Oncopeltus fasciatus

Large Milkweed Bug Molting - Oncopeltus fasciatus
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
September 29, 2005

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I really like this one
- it's so interesting to see how the black markings are left behind with the skin, but none of the red. I've seen these fresh molts too (below), but never caught one in the act!

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