All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Milkweed Beetle</strong>
<em>Labidomera clivicollis</em> / Coleoptera
Like most other insects that eat the poisonous milkweed leaves, this beetle is very brightly colored. Orange and black, yellow and black, and red and black are warning colo...
Milkweed Beetle
Labidomera clivicollis / Coleoptera
Like most other insects that eat the poisonous milkweed leaves, this beetle is very brightly colored. Orange and black, yellow and black, and red and black are warning colors to let predators know that they are either distasteful, venomous, or poisonous.

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