Red-femured Milkweed Borer   (three photos)
Flatfaced borer - Tetraopes femoratus

red-femured milkweed beetle

mating milkweed beetles
Red-femured Milkweed Borer mating on Showy Milkweed at Bear River MBR.  © Carol Davis, 7-16-2009

beetle
Red-femured Milkweed Borer on thistle on Antelope Island, UT.  This beautiful insect
feeds on the milkweed plant, which was also in the area.  © Carol Davis, 7-17-2005

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