CLOSED: Bugs on Oak Tree

Tremont, IL(Zone 5b)

There were several branches on 1 of our Oak trees that hung down to where I was having to duck under them so I had my DH cut the branches off. When I was picking them up to clear the area, I noticed a lot of blue color on several of them. The branches were only about 1/2" - 3/4" in diamator. When I looked closer, I discovered they were masses of bugs. I got my camera & took a few pictures, then got the flying bug spray & sprayed them good. They lost their wings when I sprayed them & then they turned a brown color. I accidently touch a few of them when I put them on the burn pile & it stained my fingers brown, but it did wash off fairly easily. Does anyone have any idea what kind of bugs these are? I have 3 pictures.
TIA,
Jan in Central Illinois

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Tremont, IL(Zone 5b)

Pic of some of the bugs on a leaf w/o wings.

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Tremont, IL(Zone 5b)

another pic

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Atmore, AL(Zone 8b)

looks like wooly aphids

(Zone 6b)

The 2nd phot looks alot like immature Leafhoppers to me. The 1st photo looks like some kind of aphid.

Tremont, IL(Zone 5b)

Thanks, I'll go look them up.
Jan

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