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Eyed click beetle

Alaus oculatus

Aster leafhopper

Jeff Hahn, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota

Aster leafhopper

Dawn Dailey O'Brien, Cornell University, Bugwood.org


Size: 1 - 1 3/4 inches long

Description: Black, mottled with small whitish patches with two black eyespots with white rings on its prothorax (the area behind its head).

Where/When: Common during May and June, in wooded areas.

Significance: Beneficial as a recycler of decaying wood.

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