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Red and black bug id, please!
Location: Anoka county, MN
July 10, 2011 11:16 am
Hello, I found this bug on a milkweed plant on July 3rd, 2011. I’m curious as to what it is. I’ve tried doing some searches on the internet without much luck. Thanks in advance for the help!
Signature: Kari Skordahl

Red Milkweed Beetle

Hi Kari,
This is a Red Milkweed Beetle,
Tetraopes tetrophthalmus, one of the Longhorned Borer Beetles in the family Cerambycidae.

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