Insect and Bug ID forum: Would like help with insect ID

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Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
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Seedfork
Jul 14, 2017 8:20 AM CST
Every year my tropical milkweed is loaded with aphids. I do occasionally get some ladybugs and a few other insects that seem to feed on them. This year the aphid population seems to have been decimated, I did find a few lady bugs on the plants, but I think the main reason for the decline in the aphids is this insect. I have not seen them yet eating an aphid but I assume that is why they are all over the plant. I hope they are not huge aphids!!!
Thanks for any help!
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Name: Sue
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sooby
Jul 14, 2017 8:33 AM CST
They look like milkweed bugs.

http://www.daylilies.org/ahs_d...

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