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mboston_gwMarch 26, 2012

I posted all the species I saw today but here are a couple pics of the Pipevine Swallowtail and one of the Sulphurs. Does anyone know what kind of bug the one pic is? The antenna were cool - orange tips like the pattern on the back.

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misssherry(Z8/9SE MS)

Great pictures, Mary!
I don't know what kind of bug that is, but it reminds of a beautiful rainbow beetle that showed up on my front porch one day a few years ago -

The orange things on the antennae look similar, so I imagine yours is some type of scarab/dung beetle. I'll try to find out what it is tomorrow - gotta go to bed. :0

Sherry

    Bookmark   March 26, 2012 at 12:47AM
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christie_sw_mo(Z6)

Cool Beetles! I think it's some kind of carrion beetle. Here's what comes up on Google imagages. There's one that looks similar close to the bottom of the page.

Here is a link that might be useful: carrion beetles

    Bookmark   March 26, 2012 at 7:31AM
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misssherry(Z8/9SE MS)

You're right, Christie!
Here's a link.
Sherry

Here is a link that might be useful: Carrion Beetle

    Bookmark   March 26, 2012 at 11:40AM
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