Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Meadow spittlebug

Philaenus spumarius

Description:

Very common in Washington in June, this spittlebug was obscured by the blob of foam it produced. Only its legs can be made out.

Habitat:

Found on a rose bush in a forest in North Cascades National Park.

Notes:

This is an invasive species that carries a bacterial plant pathogen.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Marblemount, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jun 12, 2019
Submitted on Oct 21, 2020

Related Spottings

Meadow Froghopper schuimbeestje of schuimcicade (Philaenus spumarius) Meadow Froghopper Meadow Spittlebug

Nearby Spottings

Oregon grape Salal Hole-punch lichen Rose spiraea
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors