Oak Treehopper Nymphs

Help me identify this bug…
Hello – I have searched desperately all over the web to identify this bug infesting my 160 year old oak tree in my back yard. Can you help? Thanks so much,
Rena Lowry
Rocklin CA

Hi Rena,
These are Oak Treehopper Nymphs, Platycotis vittata. Amazingly, according to BugGuide, the species: “Does almost no damage to the host trees

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