Cercopidae(froghoppers, spittlebugs) order Homoptera - nymphs produce a solution of frothed plant sap for protection(hence the name spittlebug) - adults jump, often have red and black, but can be brown
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About 165 million years ago — Bam! — froghoppers' mating session was interrupted by a volcanic eruption. Now, scientists have unearthed a fos.
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Froghoppers or spittlebugs are small, hopping insect of the order Homoptera. The adult, under 1/2 in. (1.2 cm) long in most species, is triangular in shape and usually gray or dull green to brown. Most froghoppers feed on plants and shrubs; a few feed on trees. They leap from plant to plant, seldom flying. Females insert their eggs in plant stems and sometimes cover them with a protective frothy material. When the nymphs, or larvae, emerge, they feed on the surface of the stem, sucking t...
About 165 million years ago — Bam! — froghoppers' mating session was interrupted by a volcanic eruption. Now, scientists have unearthed a fossil in China that shows the two creatures immortalized in the act.