What kind of bug?? on butterfly weed in central Ohio


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this orange and black bug was on butterfly weed pods, then we noticed the yellow babies!
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The orange ones are milkweed bugs, I can't tell whether they're Large Milkweed Bugs or Small Milkweed Bugs. The small yellow ones are Oleander Aphids. Both are very common on butterflyweed because they rely on milkweed.
 
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