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True bug_Milkweed - Lygaeus kalmii

True bug_Milkweed - Lygaeus kalmii
Misery Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
August 18, 2012
Size: 15mm
Is this a Lygaeus reclivatus? I found many of these on milkweed plants but only one cooperated for a quick photo op, the rest would drop from the plant as I approached!

Moved from ID Request.

Agree with Matt
Lygaeus kalmii

Small Eastern Milkweed Bug

Based on the markings and size I believe this to be a Small Eastern Milkweed Bug (Lygaeus kalmii).



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