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Several observed, also mating pairs. Seen nearby to Tetraopes melanurus http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/98177

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Red Milkweed Beetle - Photo (c) Larry Meade, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
muir's ID: Red Milkweed Beetle (Tetraopes tetrophthalmus)
Posted by muir almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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jawinget's ID: Red Milkweed Beetle (Tetraopes tetrophthalmus)

The other beetle looks more like Tetraopes melanurus...Blackened Milkweed Beetle.

Posted by jawinget almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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I think you're right! A more darkly toasted version. I will split out these two observations.

Posted by muir almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Red Milkweed Beetle - Photo (c) Larry Meade, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
muir's ID: Red Milkweed Beetle (Tetraopes tetrophthalmus)
Red Milkweed Beetle - Photo (c) Larry Meade, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Red Milkweed Beetle (Tetraopes tetrophthalmus)
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