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Spittle Bug

Cercopidae




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2 Comments

KimChampagne
KimChampagne 6 years ago

Thanks Keith

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 6 years ago

It is a Spittle Bug - Family Cercopidae. The nymph of the bug feeds on plant juices and protects itself by surrounding itself in "spittle". It should be placed in the Arthropod category.

http://bugguide.net/node/view/145

Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

Lat: 30.59, Long: -92.23

Spotted on Apr 5, 2012
Submitted on Apr 5, 2012

Spotted for mission

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