Large Milkweed Bugs, Adults and Nymphs, on a Milkweed Seed Pod (2015-10-02 14-47-24)
The photo was taken at the McHenry County North Branch Conservation Area which is located at 11500 North Keystone Road, Richmond, Illinois.
I used a Nikon Coolpix P7700 camera with a Hoya circular polarizer.
Large Milkweed Bug – Order Hemiptera : Family Lygaeidae : Oncopeltus fasciatus
Milkweed – Order Gentianales : Family Apocynaceae : Subfamily Asclepiadoideae : Tribe Asclepiadeae : Subtribe Asclepiadinae : Genus Asclepias
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