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Spotted Cucumber Beetle on Aster (2019-10-18 14-51-10_01)

18 Oct 2019

Field House of the Ladd Arboretum

Evanston, Illinois

Nikon Cookpix P7700 + Canon 250D +4 diopter multi-element close-up lens

The field house is located at 2024 North McCormick Blvd, Evanston, Illinois.

Spotted Cucumber Beetle – Family Chrysomelidae : Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Aster – Order Asterales : Family Asteraceae : Tribe Astereae : Genus Aster

Editing was done using ACDSee Ultimate 2020. I adjusted the lighting and increased the contrast and clarity. Then I adjusted the levels.

© 2019 Gary J. Sibio. All rights reserved.

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  1. I have so far seen only the lady bug that is red with black spots. This one is rare. No matter how beautiful an insect might look if it destroys my garden out it goes (lol)

    But I do not mind admiring it in a photo like yours for example (lo)

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