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Goldenrod Leather-wing - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

Goldenrod Leather-wing - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus
Schiller Woods Forest Preserve, Lawrence and Dee Rd, Cook County, Illinois, USA
September 4, 1982
A September image on Aster novae-angliae.

Nice Shot!
This is a very nice shot! Do I see a tiny beetle just below the Soldier Beetle or is that flower staring at me!?

Yes, some tiny fella! Those asters really
draw in the insects, don't they?

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