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The red and the black

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No, not the novel by Stendhal, which I confess I haven’t read, but this red and black bug, which is perhaps in the genus Lopidea or Oncerometopus, on a Mexican hat, which is definitely Ratibida columnifera. Like yesterday’s photograph of a silverpuff seed head, I took this one on Harrogate Dr. in northwest Austin on August 13.

© 2012 Steven Schwartzman

Written by Steve Schwartzman

August 23, 2012 at 6:13 AM

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