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west 3rd street, santa rosa, ca (Google, OSM)

Description

black back with orange stripes and i was on the sidewalk right by some bushes

Apr. 29, 2012 22:42:47 -0700
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Comments & Identifications

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Common Milkweed Bug - Photo (c) brian lee clements, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
kueda's ID: Common Milkweed Bug (Lygaeus kalmii)

Next time you're in that area you should look around for milkweed. It might not be blooming yet, but these bugs love that stuff. Milkweeds often attract other cool insects too, like Monarch Butterflies.

Posted by kueda over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Largus - Photo (c) Patrick Coin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
protecthabitat's ID: Genus Largus, a member of Bordered Plant Bugs (Family Largidae)
Posted by protecthabitat over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by prince_anthony_6 over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies - Photo (c) Maximilian Paradiz, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Community ID: True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies (Order Hemiptera)
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Largus - Photo (c) Patrick Coin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
protecthabitat's ID: Genus Largus, a member of Bordered Plant Bugs (Family Largidae)
Common Milkweed Bug - Photo (c) brian lee clements, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
kueda's ID: Common Milkweed Bug (Lygaeus kalmii)

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