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Aphid nymph? Shield bug?

Observed: 5th June 2012 By: as7578
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Nymph?
Against my hand for scale
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Description:

This fellow crept onto my hand as I was sitting on a picnic bench at The Lookout in Swinley Forest, Bracknell. The area is heavily wooded, lots of pine trees but deciduous as well.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Nymph aphid
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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aphid

It's definitely an aphid. It's probably a young Cinara.