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Froghoppers (Spittlebugs)  

Froghoppers are best known for their nymph stage during which time they produce copious amounts of froth along the stems of plants.  Getting their name from the patches of foam or “spit”, the nymphs are commonly known as "Spittlebugs".  The froth is called “cuckoo spit, “frog spit”, or “snake spit”.

They belong to the same Order Homoptera as cicadas and aphids. 

Did you know…

That there are about 23,000 species of spittlebug?  It is the immature bug, or nymph, that creates the spittle while feeding on plant sap.

When feeding, spittlebugs eat upside down facing towards the ground.  They lap up the sap quickly and expel it out their anus.  It is thought that as the fluid is excreted, it is mixed with air in a special abdominal chamber that causes it to foam. However, they do it, the foam is very useful since it hides the bugs from predators and parasites.  The spit also insulates them from the heat and cold.  The humid atmosphere keeps the bugs from drying out.

Did you know…

Adult froghoppers jump from plant to plant – leaping as far as 70 cm vertically!

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Spittlebug foam on plant stem.

Spittle Froth - 1

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Foam bubbles on plant stem.

Spittle Froth - 2

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Foam froth bubbles from spittlebug

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Goldenrod plant with spittle foam

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Goldenrod plant with spittlebug foam on stem.

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Spittlebug foam bubbles on plant.

Spittle Froth - 6

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Small green spittlebug nymph on plant with foam

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Small lime green bug

Spittlebug Nymph - 2

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Tiny insect spittlebug.

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Tiny lime green insect spittle bug.

Spittlebug Nymph - 4

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Are You Baffled 
by Bugs ?

Did you know...

That all insects are bugs, but not all bugs are insects!

 


"I dreamed
 I was a butterfly,
 flitting around 
in the sky; 
then I awoke.  
Now I wonder:  
Am I a man 
who dreamt 
of being a butterfly, 
or am I a butterfly
dreaming 
that I am a man?"

~ Chuang Tse ~
Chinese philosopher

 

Insects have 3 body parts:  a head, thorax and abdomen.  They also have six legs and two antennae.

Spiders and Scorpions have eight legs and are not considered insects!

 

According to some sources, the total number of insect species is somewhere between 15 and 30 million!

There are 900,000 known species in the world.

 

Insane About Insects ?

 

Did you know...

Scorpions can live for more than one year without eating!

 

Mosquitoes have 47 teeth, but only the female mosquitoe bites using it's proboscis.

Fireflies, sometimes called Lightningbugs, are not true bugs or flies.  They are beetles!

Every year, insects eat about one third of the world's food crops.

Only male crickets can chirp.  They will chirp faster in warm weather.  

Most insects hatch from eggs.

The average bed contains 2-6 million dust mites!

 

Are You An Enthusiastic
Entomologist ?

Did you know...

Every year, the average person eats several insects while sleeping.  

Insects breath through a complicated network of air tubes called tracheae that open along the sides of the insects body.

Nearly all insect growth involves metamorphosis.

The average housefly lives only two weeks!

A female ladybug lays about 1000 eggs in her lifetime.

Honeybees fly at a speed of 13-15 mph.

Even though spiders have eight eyes, they still can't see very well.

A cockroach can live up to 9 days without its head!

 

 

 

 

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