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Hi. I love your site. Hopefully you can help me identify this beetle found on a flower in eastern ontario.
thanks,
Mike

Hi Mike,
Despite being called the Pennsylvania Leather-Wing, the range of Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus extends beyond the Keystone state. Adults eat pollen and nectar and are often found on goldenrod and in meadows, fields and gardens. Larvae prey on grasshoppereggs, small caterpillars and beetles. The are great biological controls for Corn Earworms.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

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