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Subject: Beetle colored like a flower
Location: Occoquan, Virginia
July 8, 2014 9:45 pm
Hello i noticed this interestingly colored Beetle on the side of my sliding glass door frame near the outdoor light. I have never seen this species before. It has a beautiful floral looking pattern. I have no idea if that is his wing pattern or body color. I did not want to disturb it. It was there in the morning and stayed all day. I’m figuring it is a Nocturnal species. Any help in Identification would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
Signature: Mr. Joe Shukay

Ailanthus Webworm

Ailanthus Webworm

Hi Joe,
This Ailanthus Webworm is a moth, not a beetle.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Occoquan, Virginia

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