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Asclepias subulata
Asclepias subulata
Rush Milkweed
(shown with Pepsis)
Photographer: Aaron Schusteff

ID: 0000 0000 1008 1498 (2008-10-19)

Copyright © 2008 Aaron Schusteff

  • date of photo  Jun 7, 2005
  • location   East of Kelbaker Rd, a few miles south of I-40 (San Bernardino County, California, US)
  • family Apocynaceae
  • notes   A large female Tarantula Hawk (genus Pepsis) taking nectar on flowers of Asclepias subulata. (Female Pepsis have curled antennae, those of males are straight.)
  • camera   Shot on a Canon Digital Rebel XT at f11, 1/100 , ISO 100, using a Canon 50mm Compact macro lens.
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Rush Milkweed (photographer)
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    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2008 Aaron Schusteff. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Aaron Schusteff arbonius2[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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