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Green aphid giving birth - Macrosiphum - female

Green aphid giving birth - Macrosiphum - Female
Springfield, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
April 24, 2005
Found on a rose.

Moved
Moved from Aphids.

ID
This is one of the Macrosiphum species that feed on Rose.

Might this be a rose aphid?
I'm totally ignorant on this and color looks different, but check out:
http://mamba.bio.uci.edu/~pjbryant/biodiv/hemipt/Rose%20Aphid.htm

 
I think
you might be right, Ron.

 
Well, that would be a first!
Thanks for the vote of confidence, Lynette.

 
well
I may have spoke too soon. :) I guess there are quite a few aphids that feed on rose. The green peach aphid is also very commonly found on rose. You can see them here.

 
You're in the clear
"think" and "might" hedged your comment enough. (When I was an advertising genius, we called these weasel words.)

 
that's me
the weasel entomologist. :)

WOW
That is an incredible shot! Excellent work!

Wow
Amazing photo!

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