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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Black and red bug

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Flower Mound, TX
(Zone 7b)

August 24, 2004
5:05 PM

Post #1016921

I've been seeing beetle like bugs that have a red body under their wings, and black and red wings. I need to know if they are friend or foe? They are on my salvia and milkweed, and here and there...
Santa Ana, CA
(Zone 9b)

August 24, 2004
8:23 PM

Post #1017217

There are three red-n-black bugs (beetles) that favor milkweeds.
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Flower Mound, TX
(Zone 7b)

August 25, 2004
1:23 AM

Post #1017601

The milkweed bug looks like the culprit ~ Thanks!

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