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Not aphids? - Phaneroptera nana

Not aphids? - Phaneroptera nana
Santa clara County, California, USA
April 19, 2015
Size: 1/4 - 3/8 inch
I thought they were extra large aphids, but a friend says probably not.

looks like 3 Phaneroptera nana nymphs
Moved from ID Request.

Thanks -- the absence of wings on what seemed big enough to be adults confused me.

the adults...
will look like this

Katydid nymphs
Others may be able to tell you more.

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