Meadow Spittlebug

Location: Weaselhead, Calgary, AB
Date: July 9,  2006

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Spittlelike masses around Spittlebugs

Common Name:  Meadow Spittlebug Nymph

Latin Name:  Philaenus spumarius  (Linnaeus, 1758)
     (R. Bercha, det.)

Length:  less then 12 mm

Range: Thoughout Alberta

Habitat:  Fields and woodlands

Time of year seen:  Summer (Additional Sightings)

Diet: Grass and weed juice



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