Tag Archives: Hemp Dogbane

07.30.2020 Yellow-collared Scape Moth

While photographing the Dogbane Beetles the other day, I came across this moth also on the dogbane and managed just this one shot.  Even had it stuck around, I doubt I could have got a side view without rustling the … Continue reading

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07.27.2020-2 Let this be a lesson to you

My one goal this morning was to find and photograph some Dogbane Beetles-Chrysochus auratus. I’ve looked in their usual hangout a few times with no luck.  That changed today as I found several. Iridescent Metallic Marvelousness It is on Hemp … Continue reading

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