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Noun1.Philaenus - a genus of CercopidaePhilaenus - a genus of Cercopidae    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Cercopidae, family Cercopidae - froghoppers or spittlebugs
meadow spittlebug, Philaenus spumarius - North American insect that severely damages grasses
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fargeii prey virtually exclusively upon the spittlebug Philaenus spumarius (Hemipt.