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  • n. Plural form of spittlebug.


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  • Froghoppers, also known as spittlebugs, are the champion insect jumpers, capable of reaching heights of 700 mm - more than 100 times their own body length.

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  • This is a great method to look for chinch bugs, caterpillars and spittlebugs.

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  • When they feed, spittlebugs puncture the plant stem facing head downward.

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  • A: It is the immature stages of spittlebugs (adults are called froghoppers) that produce the foam.

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  • Cicadas are related to leafhoppers and spittlebugs.



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