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Milkweed Tortoise Beetle Editor's Pick   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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Robert R. Goodman
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/23/2006
    Hi Kay,Wonderful capture my friend.That is a beetle I have never seen before.We have a lot of bugs out here!!!

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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.

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8/30/2012 5:38:51 PM

Tammy Espino
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/29/2007

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

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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!

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8/31/2012 6:05:06 AM

Jeffrey M. Smith
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/14/2010

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.


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9/16/2012 5:58:34 AM

Kay E. Mahoney
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/23/2003
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Thank you for all your comments.

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9/19/2012 12:52:22 PM

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