( Anthrenus scrophulariae )

 A dermestid, aka the Buffalo Carpet Beetle; on goatsbeard. (3 mm)

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Great photos, Danny! I wish I had a goatsbeard or two in the yard!

Thanks Stu.  Yes, it attracts a wide variety of insects; but for the last few years I've had poor luck because heavy wind and rain have destroyed the plant just as it came into bloom!


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