Visuals from my world
This Soldier Beetle seems right at home among the wild daisies in Powhatan County, Virginia.
Soldier Beetles prey on aphids and other crop-damaging insects but also eat some nectar which makes them minor pollinators.
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I’m not much of a pine cone photographer (is there such a thing?) but the colors on this cone really caught my eye. It grew from the branch of a fallen tree that was clearly still very much alive.
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