Milkweed Bug vs. False Milkweed Bug

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Close-up view of a Large Milkweed Bug (Oncopeltus fasciatus) at top above a False Milkweed Bug (Lygaeus turcicus) at bottom on a Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) seedpod.  The False Milkweed Bug is related to the Small Milkweed Bug (Lygaeus kalmii) for which it is often mistaken.
Close-up view of a Large Milkweed Bug (Oncopeltus fasciatus) at top above a False Milkweed Bug (Lygaeus turcicus) at bottom on a Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) seedpod. The False Milkweed Bug is related to the Small Milkweed Bug (Lygaeus kalmii) for which it is often mistaken.
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