I found a large gathering of these nymphs on the new shoots of a Brugmansia
Milkweed Bug on Asclepias curassavica
'Babies' on Butterfly Weed seed pods
Unsure of this apparent 'sibling' rivalry
An adult Milkweed Bug .. August 2006
Hillsborough County Florida, September 2006
Adult Large Milkweed Bug - 'belly up' (underside view). September 2006
Large Milkweed Bug (Oncopeltus fasciatus) on a Rock Rosemallow, Texas Swampmallow (Pavonia lasiopetala) leaf in December ...
Large Milkweed Bug on a Pearl Milkweed Vine Seed Pod
I just think it's So funny how I can have one little Butterfly weed plant hidden way up on my porch, and this Milkweed bug can find it. Also those pesky little yellow aphids too. (sigh)
This one was found clinging to a Mexican Milkweed seed pod.
Found on Asclepsias tuberosa in late July, 08
All different ages from juvenile to adult.
Two Large Milkweed bugs
A good back and side view
Another shot of the pair on a milkweed entangled bush.
It was alone that day.
Apparently Milkweed Bugs also like Oleander seed pods.
Large Milkweed Bug (Oncopeltus fasciatus) on a milkweed plant at the local reservior. There were at two of these guys on this one plant. I didn't check the others to see if there were more.