Identification of orange insect eating milkweed

Asked June 11, 2020, 8:03 PM EDT

Hi! Can you identify this insect? There are several consuming my milkweed.


3 Responses

Hi - We did not receive your photos. Can your try attaching them again, please?
On milkweed, you might be seeing Large Milkweed Bugs (Oncopeltus fasciatus). Here is an article about them.


Please see the photo. Thanks!

These are the larvae of swamp milkweed leaf beetles. Here's an excellent resource for all milkweed pests, including this one: