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Spotted Cucumber Beetle - Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Spotted Cucumber Beetle - Diabrotica undecimpunctata
Huntington Station/Froehlich Farms, Suffolk County, New York, USA
September 17, 2012
Found inside a squash flower.
I have never seen this type of activity before. Dozens of Spotted C.B.'s in the immediate area, and just this one Striped.

2 spp. from diff. genera here

 
I couldn't tell if the Acalym
I couldn't tell if the Acalymma was trying to have sex with the Diabrotica or just along for a ride. It hung on with a lot of persistence.

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