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Froghopper froth mass

Philaenus spumarius


Froth mass created by the common froghopper. Adult is oval in outline; colour variable but usually marbled brown. Jumps well. Nymph green and, like adult, feeds on plant sap; creates froth mass in which it lives.


Common and widespread.

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Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Apr 20, 2012
Submitted on Apr 25, 2012

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