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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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The most common species in the UK is the Meadow Spittlebug (Philaenus spumarius).
Segundo Ptolomeu (4.3.4), Philaenus era o nome de um vilarejo (kome), perto do qual estavam os altares com o mesmo nome.
A new approach to the Auchenorrhyncha (Hemiptera, Insecta) cytogenetics: chromosomes of the meadow spittlebug Philaenus spumarius (L.) examined using various chromosome banding techniques.
fargeii prey virtually exclusively upon the spittlebug Philaenus spumarius (Hemipt.