Philaenus spumarius

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Noun1.Philaenus spumarius - North American insect that severely damages grassesPhilaenus spumarius - North American insect that severely damages grasses
spittle insect, spittlebug - small leaping herbivorous insect that lives in a mass of protective froth which it and its larvae secrete
genus Philaenus, Philaenus - a genus of Cercopidae
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The most common species in the UK is the Meadow Spittlebug (Philaenus spumarius).
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.