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Ambush Bug - Phymata

Ambush Bug - Phymata
Meadowlark Acrea Wildlife Management Area, Brown County, Minnesota, USA
July 19, 2012
On milkweed. Wetter portion of ~10 ac prairie. Three photos.

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I think it is
a species of Phymata. See here
Nice photo!
Do you know what specie of milkweed it is?

Edit: Sorry. My English. I want to ask if it is possible to identify the species of milkweed is shown in photos.

 
Milkweed
I went back and checked a wider photo. Contrary to my earlier comment it is Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed). I will remove the earlier notation. Thanks for having me check. Earlier photos also showed that this critter had prey when first found. I think it was a Syrphidae.

 
Thank you very much
Milkweed plants have a very special architecture of flower.
Frequent you can find interesting insects on them.

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