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Subject: wisconsin bug
Location: coloma WI
September 8, 2015 4:10 pm
What kind of bug is this and it’s eating at my garden
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Mating Goldenrod Soldier Beetles

Mating Goldenrod Soldier Beetles

You have imagined that these mating Goldenrod Soldier Beetles are eating your garden.  According to BugGuide, their diet is:  “Adult: pollen and nectar of fall flowers, esp. goldenrod (Solidago)(2); larvae feed on locust eggs, insect larvae, cucumber beetles, and other Diabrotica spp.”

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Location: Coloma, Wisconsin

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