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Drawn from live specimen. An achene and composite flower head
are show enlarged at right. The insect is a predaceous Reduviidae bug.
common in northern and northwest portions of the Sonoran Desert and hence into
California esp, on calcareous/alkaline soils.
Photo by Mike Plagens hosted at
Wikipedia where you can also find more images of composites.
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