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Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
March 27, 2018
Size: 3-4mm
Shortly after I took pictures outside, this oneI found tickling my neck, and when I brushed it off, and took a picture of it, it was darker...I wonder if it latched onto my skin and had a meal?

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bedbug? bedbug?

Moved from Aphids.

No worries :)
Aphids are strictly plant feeders.

How can it be an aphid with hairy legs? I'd like to know which aphid species exactly this would be if it were an aphid.
The siphuncles of an aphid are longer and pointier. This bug has v-shaped horns.

There are more than 1,000 species of aphids... BugGuide's coverage area, and they are quite variable. Some of them have hairy legs and short siphunculi. Here's just one example:

As a rule, it's very hard to determine a species from photographs, but sit tight and see what the aphid specialists have to say.

Thank you
I realize it is an aphid now. I really appreciate your time to solve my mystery bug.

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