Marie Craig's picture

Identification help needed

I was just wondering if anyone could tell me what all these tiny bugs are that are climbing all over the stems of my sambucus nigra shrub?

Thanks in advance :)



John Bratton's picture

Aphids but can't tell you

Aphids but can't tell you which species.

DavidHowdon's picture


They look aphid like to me, suggest you create an iSpot entry for them (use the Add an observation button at the top right of the screen) so more people can take a look.

Alan Thornhill's picture

Aphis sambuci

They're most likely Aphis sambuci