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beetle nymph ?

beetle nymph ?
Pitkin, Vernon Parish, Louisiana, USA
July 25, 2019


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I have something that looks like this
Here is a photo on my website

Can anyone identify the photo I took.
There are hundreds and hundreds of these guys on my 45+ years old avocado tree.
The thing is, I want to identify and know if they are harmless as I have 4 hummingbird feeders near the tree and the hummingbirds hang out in the tree and may have nests.
So, I don’t want to harm the hummingbirds that I’ve been feeding for close to 30 years.
Thanks for any help

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