Dogbane Beetle

Location: Edmonton, AB
Date: July 28, 2009

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Dogbane Beetle

Common Name:  Dogbane Beetle

Latin Name: Chrysochus auratus Fabricius, 1775
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Length:   8 - 11 mm

Range: Alberta


Time of year seen: Summer

Diet: Dogbane and milkweed


Photo courtesy C. Cornfield 2009.

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