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Meadow Froghopper - Philaenus spumarius (Linnaeus, 1758)


Philaenus spumarius
Philaenus spumarius
Meadow Froghoppers
Meadow Froghoppers
Meadow spittlebug - Philaenus spumarius
Meadow spittlebug - Philaenus spumarius
Meadow Froghopper - Philaenus spumarius - Head
Meadow Froghopper - Philaenus spumarius - Head

Philaenus spumarius
Common namesMeadow Froghopper, Meadow spittlebug, Cuckoo-Spit Insect, Common Froghopper
German namesWiesenschaumzikade, Wiesen-Schaumzikade
Dutch namesSchuimbeestje
Danish namesAlmindelig skumcikade
Finnish namesSylkikaskas
Norwegian namesEngskumsikade
Swedish namesAllmän spottstrit
French namesCicadelle écumeuse
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Eco zoneTerrestrial
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire))))), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), Southeast Europe (Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Bulgaria, Greece), Central Europe (Poland, Czech Republic)
Asia
Far East (East Asia (Japan, Mongolia, Korea (North Korea, South Korea))), South Asia (Afghanistan), West Asia (Near East (Iran)), Central Asia (Turkestan (Kyrgyzstan))
Russia
Oceania
Polynesia
New Zealand (North Island)
America
North America
Canada (Ontario), USA (Ohio, Lake Erie Islands), Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Antilles (Lesser Antilles (Leeward Islands (Guadeloupe))))


CountriesAfghanistan, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesPhilaenus spumarius in faunaeur.org
Philaenus spumarius in itis.gov
Philaenus spumarius in dyntaxa.se
Philaenus spumarius in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Philaenus spumarius
2. Meadow Froghoppers
3. Meadow spittlebug - Philaenus spumarius
4. Meadow Froghopper - Philaenus spumarius - Head
Quick search: Head - Cicada - Meadow
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderParaneoptera
OrderHemiptera
Hemipterans, True bugs, Cicadas, Aphids, Hoppers, Allies, Bugs
SuborderAuchenorrhyncha
Cicadas and Leafhoppers
InfraorderCicadomorpha
SuperfamilyCicadoidea
Cicadas, Leafhoppers and Treehoppers
FamilyAphrophoridae
Spittlebugs, Spittle bugs, Froghoppers
SubfamilyAphrophorinae
Spittlebugs
GenusPhilaenus
Speciesspumarius
Philaenus spumarius
Meadow Froghopper, Meadow spittlebug, Cuckoo-Spit Insect, Common Froghopper
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Aphrophora spumaria
Cercopis fasciata
Cercopis gibba
Cercopis pallida
Cercopis praeusta
Cercopis ustulata
Cercopis vittata
Cicada albomaculata
Cicada flava
Cicada graminis
Cicada lateralis
Cicada leucocephala
Cicada leucophthalma
Cicada marginella
Cicada quadrimaculata
Cicada spumarius
Cicada trilineata
Neophilaenus spumarius
Philaenus populellus
Philaneus spumarius
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