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Flying Bug - Rhopalosiphum padi

Flying Bug - Rhopalosiphum padi
Big Gypsum Valley near Slickrock Colorado and Utah border, San Miguel County, Colorado, USA
September 23, 2012
Size: 1.5mm
Desert Riparian, active at evening

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Moved from Aphids.

Bird Cherry-oat Aphid I believe.
Rhopalosiphum padi, the siphunculi with the flange and a 45° angle at the tip is pretty distinct, plus that teeny tiny cauda. Should have a lot of sensoria on the antennae, and a medium length ultimate rostral segment.

Moved from ID Request.

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