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Large Milkweed Bug
Family:Lygaeidae
Oncopeltus fasciatus
Type: Insect

Effect: Neutral
nookworm
nookworm


Family:Lygaeidae Family
Oncopeltus Genus


Location / Where this Creature is found:

SC, in flowerpot of dead herbs.

Description

1/2 inch in size

General information about Large Milkweed Bug :

Very tame. Crawled slowly around on my hand for long time.



Large Milkweed Bug
My pet bug.



Large Milkweed Bug
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Comment: Large Milkweed Bug

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gardengeek
gardengeek
May 05, 2011
You're right, it looks more like:

Large Milkweed Bug
Family: Lygaeidae
en.wikipedia.org wiki Large milkweed bug
Oncopeltus fasciatus
nookworm
nookworm
April 23, 2011
Mine seems to have much larger red areas than any others I can find.

gardengeek
gardengeek
April 22, 2011
Looks like a boxelder bug

Family: Rhopalidae

Boisea trivittata

images.google.com images?q=boxelder+beetle

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