New Year, New Life

Challenge #27 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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For this New Year, show us photos of new life in the world of very small creatures (arthropods) or plantlife. This might be baby insects or spiders, eggs, or tiny new plants rising from the earth. Photos taken outside in the natural environment, not under studio lights. Macro shots and close-ups only. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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I believe these are Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Nymphs and Eggs. I found these on one of my butterfly bushes last Summer. Didn't know what they were then, so they survived (I guess). Apparently, they are a pretty invasive species.
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Submitted: Sunday, 30th December, 2012 22:09 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 5th August, 2012
Focal length: 24.9 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 100
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