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Jul 14, 2014 12:32 PM CST
|I found this on my milk weed. If you can't tell, it is red with black spots and has black antennae. I have squash and pumpkins growing very near. Thanks!
Potatoes are near too.
Jul 14, 2014 12:41 PM CST
|Looks like the Red Milkweed Beetle:
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Jul 14, 2014 3:23 PM CST
|So if they're doing what they do in my yard, they feed a bit on the milkweed, but don't touch anything else. So not exactly a 'beneficial' but they're not going to harm your veggies.
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