Daily Archives: June 25, 2011

Milkweeds and Insects

Milkweeds are very attractive flowers for insects.  This margined leatherwing, Chauliognathus marginatus was one of many on a common milkweed flower I checked out yesterday.  Margined leatherwings are a type of soldier beetle and are related to fireflies. The little yellow … Continue reading


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