Wednesday, November 9, 2016

A Spotted Cucumber Beetle in Newcomb

beetle-on-flowerThis photo of a spotted cucumber beetle was made on an early fall overnight at the SUNY-ESF Adirondack Ecological Center in Newcomb. Widely considered a pest, the spotted cucumber beetle is a striking presence despite its otherwise undesirable character.


Tom Kilian

Tom Kilian is an avid fisherman, kayaker, nature lover, amateur photographer, and a student at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs.




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