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Milkweed Tortoise Beetle
  Milkweed Tortoise Beetle
Milkweed Tortoise Beetle
I was walking on one of the dirt trails. I looked over and saw something on a leaf. As I got closer I noticed it was a beetle. I looked it up on line and this is what it said it was. First time I've ever seen one. Looks like a little piece of gold. Taken at Seminole Park.
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Bobby Ray Goodman
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    Hi Kay,Wonderful capture my friend.That is a beetle I have never seen before.We have a lot of bugs out here!!!

8/30/2012 5:12:16 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Great find and capture, Kay. We have those beetles here in WV too.

8/30/2012 5:38:51 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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I don't get too close to bugs!! :) Great capture!!!

8/30/2012 7:42:10 PM

 
Karen Bacon
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Nice capture Kay! I have never seen a beetle like this one,very interesting!

8/31/2012 6:05:06 AM

 
Jeffrey M. Smith
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They sure do tear through a leaf quickly......surprised if not for that reason (its destructiveness) that I never have seen or even heard about them.

Jeff

9/16/2012 5:58:34 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Thank you for all your comments.

9/19/2012 12:52:22 PM

 
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