A Biodiversity Garden - Nina Zitani
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Beetles on Milkweed in June

A pair of red milkweed beetles on common milkweed in mid-June, when the flower buds are young and the leaves are soft (beetle: "Tetraopes tetrophthalmus", family Cerambycidae; plant: "Asclepias syriaca", family Apocynaceae).

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