Subject: What is it?
Location: Berwyn, Illinois
October 6, 2014 12:49 pm
Hi! This fellow was sitting on a leaf in suburban Chicago today.
Signature: Debbie Mercer
This looks to us like a Large Milkweed Bug, but for some reason, its beautiful, aposomatic wings have been ripped off. We cannot imagine what could have done this. It does not seem like a natural accident, nor does it seem like predation thwarted.