St.-John's-wort beetle on St.-John's-wort

May 6, 2020 • East Applegate Ridge Trail • Jackson County, Oregon

Coordinates: 42.26938,-123.01415 (click for map)
St.-John's-wort beetle on St.-John's-wort (Chrysolina hyperici, Hypericum perforatum) [East Applegate Ridge Trail, Jackson County, Oregon]
Filename: 20200506-123348.jpg 1139x1518 pixels, ISO 125, f7.1 @ 1/200 sec
Chrysolina hyperici, Hypericum perforatum

Apparently this beetle was intentionally introduced into the U.S. to help control St.-John's-wort. Go, beetle, go!

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