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Tube Spittlebug

Machaerotidae

1 Species ID Suggestions

JasonCryan
JasonCryan 8 years ago
spittlebug
Machaerotidae: Machaerota sp.


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4 Comments

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Thanks JasonCryan for the ID

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Agnes, this picture was taken using a sony point & shoot camera on macro mode.

Wish I have a better camera to capture images like these. :)

JasonCryan
JasonCryan 8 years ago

Great pics! This is a spittlebug in the family Machaerotidae, genus Machaerota. Don't know the species, sorry! The nymphs of species in this family construct -- and live in -- fluid-filled tubes, rather than 'regular' spittle masses

Jolly Ibañez
Spotted by
Jolly Ibañez

Zamboanga City, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 22, 2012
Submitted on Aug 4, 2012

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