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This striped sharpshooter is blue, green and bright orange. It was cleaning itself and didn't care I was there. Last image is looking up at the underside of its abdomen and its orange wings. The legs were wrapping around and wiping the top of the wings. I spotted this one again in 2014 and got much better photo's: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/142...
This hopper was a Cape Honeysuckle bush in the backyard.
I didn't know we had this type of sharpshooter on the West Coast. I submitted it to BugGuide. - Yay! First report of this species in California!