Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Black blister beetle (Epicauta pennsylvanica) feeding on golden rod (Solidago sp.) flowers. This beetle exudes the blistering agent cantharidin from its leg joints.

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Keywords: animal, biological, biology, black aster bug, black blister beetle, cantharidin, chemical, coleoptera, entomological, entomology, epicauta pennsylvanica, fauna, feeding, flower, flowers, golden rod, insect, insecta, insects, invertebrate, invertebrates, nature, poisonous, solidago sp.blistering agent, toxic, wildlife, zoological, zoology

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Black blister beetle feeding

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