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Jul 3, 2015 11:15 AM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
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Echinacea Azaleas Forum moderator Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Anyone know what this bug is on my monarda?

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Jul 3, 2015 1:08 PM CST
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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It's a Firefly beetle, Photinus sp. .. love the colour!

http://bugguide.net/node/view/...
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Jul 3, 2015 1:10 PM CST
Name: Kyla Houbolt
Gastonia, NC (Zone 7b)
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That's what I thought, a lightning bug! They are wonderful. They need bushes and brushy places to shelter though, and there are fewer of them than there used to be.
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Jul 3, 2015 1:12 PM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
Region: Pacific Northwest Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Maryland Butterflies Bee Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers
Echinacea Azaleas Forum moderator Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Cool! I love lightning bugs. Just hadn't noticed what they look like in the daylight before. Big Grin
Thank You! thanks, Janet!! Thank You!
"One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards”
― Thalassa Cruso
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Jul 3, 2015 2:17 PM CST
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
Bee Lover Plant Identifier Organic Gardener Dragonflies I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member
Cat Lover Garden Photography Butterflies Birds Spiders!
I tip my hat to you. Thumbs up
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