Small, green spittlebug nymph. After hatching, nymphs cover themselves in a frothy "spit" made of tiny bubbles. The bubbles protect them from drying out and makes it difficult for predators to find them. Adult spittlebugs are called froghoppers.
Spotted in a meadow at Bent of the River Audubon
Lat: 41.48, Long: -73.22
Spotted on Jul 11, 2016
Submitted on Jul 11, 2016