Froghopper(Cercopis vulnerata). The froghoppers, or the superfamily Cercopoidea, are a group of Hemipteran insects, in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha.

Froghopper(Cercopis vulnerata). The froghoppers, or the superfamily Cercopoidea, are a group of Hemipteran insects, in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha.

A coloured scanning electron micrograph of the underside of the head of a froghopper (superfamily Cercopoidea)

A coloured scanning electron micrograph of the underside of the head of a froghopper (superfamily Cercopoidea)

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Cuckoospit The froghoppers, or the superfamily Cercopoidea, are a group of Hemipteran insects, in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha. Adults are capable of jumping many times their height and length, giving the group their common name, but they are best known for their plant-sucking nymphs which encase themselves in froth in springtime.

Cuckoospit The froghoppers, or the superfamily Cercopoidea, are a group of Hemipteran insects, in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha. Adults are capable of jumping many times their height and length, giving the group their common name, but they are best known for their plant-sucking nymphs which encase themselves in froth in springtime.

A coloured scanning electron micrograph of the underside of the head of a froghopper (superfamily Cercopoidea)

A coloured scanning electron micrograph of the underside of the head of a froghopper (superfamily Cercopoidea)

An adult Frog hopper of the family Cercopoidea...the nymphs are covered in frothy spit and do very little damage to plants... Here the adult is camouflaged perfectly against a dusky brown Geranium leaf :)

An adult Frog hopper of the family Cercopoidea...the nymphs are covered in frothy spit and do very little damage to plants... Here the adult is camouflaged perfectly against a dusky brown Geranium leaf :)

froghopper (superfamily Cercopoidea)

froghopper (superfamily Cercopoidea)

Earth’s Most Extreme Insects

Earth’s Most Extreme Insects

Spittle Bugs/Froghoppers Are Bad Bugs! (Prosapia bicincta Kaldari) or the superfamily Cercopoidea, are a group of insects. A few species are serious agricultural pests. These families are best known for the nymph stage, which produces a cover of frothed-up plant sap resembling spit; froghopper nymphs are therefore commonly known as spittlebugs...

Spittle Bugs/Froghoppers Are Bad Bugs! (Prosapia bicincta Kaldari) or the superfamily Cercopoidea, are a group of insects. A few species are serious agricultural pests. These families are best known for the nymph stage, which produces a cover of frothed-up plant sap resembling spit; froghopper nymphs are therefore commonly known as spittlebugs...

Spittle Bug nymph protects itself by producing a large amount of "spittle" becomes a froghopper.

Spittle Bug nymph protects itself by producing a large amount of "spittle" becomes a froghopper.

1860 antichi Froghoppers stampa, hemiptera originale francese incisione, illustrazione di piastra dell'insetto, annata Cercopoidea entomologia. di LyraNebulaPrints su Etsy https://www.etsy.com/it/listing/181226350/1860-antichi-froghoppers-stampa

1860 antichi Froghoppers stampa, hemiptera originale francese incisione, illustrazione di piastra dell'insetto, annata Cercopoidea entomologia. di LyraNebulaPrints su Etsy https://www.etsy.com/it/listing/181226350/1860-antichi-froghoppers-stampa

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