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small bug on leaf - Elasmostethus

small bug on leaf - Elasmostethus
Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada
August 24, 2006
Size: <1 cm

Moved tentatively; i wish i could see more detail...

Moved from True Bugs.

Shield bug nymph.
This is a late instar (soon-to-be-adult) shield bug (Scutellaridae) or stink bug (Pentatomidae). Pretty distinctive, so a genus ID may be possible.