Milkweeds support more than just the monarch butterfly. Several other species of insect including the red milkweed beetle have coevolved with, and are dependent on milkweed species for their food, and therefore survival. Red milkweed beetle mating on common milkweed in our garden (beetle: "Tetraopes tetrophthalmus", family Cerambycidae; plant: "Asclepias syriaca", family Apocynaceae).
A second shot of the male and female, seasonally flooded forest, Loreto, Peru ("Donacobius atricapilla", Passeriformes).
A tiny arachnid finds a home behind the petal of a tomato relative in the genus "Browallia". This herbaceous plant is a fairly common ground-layer species in the Amazon cloud forest. The flower is about 2 inches across. Family Solanaceae.