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|Species: Philaenus spumarius|
Meadow spittlebugs are 1/4" long and yellow in color. They have an oval shaped body with short wings and antennae.
Habitat & Range
They are found in fields and brush thoughout the US, Canada, and Europe.
The meadow spittlebug produces foamy froth on plants for protection (pictured).
They are the nymph of adult froghopper insects, that will lay their eggs in the fall.
Featured image by James Dake