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If these bugs are on milkweed, they could also be the milkweed bug which is also black and orange. Their young, nymphs, look like very large orange aphids. The safe way to get rid of them or at least control them is to tap them into a jar of undiluted dish soap whenever you see them. They do a lot of damage especially to the milkweed pod.