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 © 2015 Gary J. Sibio. All rights reserved.
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Large Milkweed Bugs, Adults and Nymphs, on a Milkweed Seed Pod (2015-10-02 14-47-24_01)

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

© 2015 Gary J. Sibio. All rights reserved.

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    • Not really. I have a fixed lens camera. (I gave up all my fancy lenses when I switched to digital in 2005.) A lot of times I use a screw-on close-up lens but this one was done by setting the camera at its macro setting. No macro lenses.

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