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Vivid true bug - Murgantia histrionica

Vivid true bug - Murgantia histrionica
Barr Lake State Park, Adams County, Colorado, USA
August 20, 2012
Size: penny to nickle

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Vivid true bug - Murgantia histrionica Vivid true bug - Murgantia histrionica

Looks like they are on Cleome?
One of their favorite plants.

Moved from ID Request.

 
Cleome indeed
We have a most fantastic field filled with Cleome. I'll be weeks sorting all the insects I photographed out in it.

Looks like the Harlequin Bug (Murgantia histrionica)

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