Shieldbug with Tick?

Shieldbug with Tick?

Observation - Shieldbug with Tick?. Description: I photographed this shield bug then on the PC noted that there was a tiny tick-like object just behind the right eye. Could this be a tick?

I photographed this shield bug then on the PC noted that there was a tiny tick-like object just behind the right eye. Could this be a tick?