The beautiful Green Milkweed Locust (Phymateus viridipes) eats the highly toxic Acokanthera oppositifolia, a shrub used as a source of arrow poison in South Africa.
illustration from plate I of Betrachtungen uber die Farbenpracht der Insekten,1897, by Wilhelm Engelmann Leipzig

The beautiful Green Milkweed Locust (Phymateus viridipes) eats the highly toxic Acokanthera oppositifolia, a shrub used as a source of arrow poison in South Africa.

illustration from plate I of Betrachtungen uber die Farbenpracht der Insekten,1897, by Wilhelm Engelmann Leipzig

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