Insect and Bug ID forum: [New Jersey] Shiny beetles

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Name: Benjamin E.
Mercer county, New Jersey, USA
Jun 29, 2015 9:50 AM CST
They aren't Japanese beetles (we did see a few of those).

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Either way, they seemed to be having "fun" Hilarious!

(Oh and they are on a Common Milkweed plant. I saw some more of these eating the milkweed as well. I also found some Red Milkweed Beetles too, they were doing the same thing as these xD)

Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Jun 29, 2015 7:03 PM CST
I think these are Dogbane Beetles. Chrysochus auratus.

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