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Spotted cucumber beetle

Last Saturday the rock purslane in our bee friendly garden drew a honey bee, several hover flies and one spotted cucumber beetle. A hover fly landed on a blossom, only to find a spotted cucumber beetle there first.

Spotted cucumber beetle
Spotted cucumber beetle

SPOTTED CUCUMBER BEETLE--A spotted cucumber beetle feeds on nectar in a rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Meeting
The Meeting

THE MEETING--A hover fly (left) encounters a spotted cucumber beetle on a rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2008 at 7:44 AM

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