Red Milkweed Beetle

      Welcome to the world of the Tetraopes tetraphthalmus! Although it may look like any other insect, this arthropod is one mysterious organism. They have the rare ability to consume the milkweed plant, which is a major adaptation in their thriving environment. This website contains a bounty of information all about this fascinating beetle. Explore each of the pages of the site to learn about the Red Milkweed Beetle and begin to appreciate all organisms around you, no matter how small!

      We suggest you begin your journey through the world of the T. tetraphthalmus at the Classification page for best results. For further reading on this organism along with many others, please visit!

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