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Cuckoo Spit, Spitle Bug

By Metro6R4  
Common Froghopper

Lives on many plants, the nymph produces a frothy protective covering by blowing watery bubbles from a modified anus.

Taken yesterday.

Tags: Macro Insect Close up Bug Wildlife and nature

Voters: johnke, richmowil, Alan_Baseley and 7 more

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Gypsyman 10 690 England
13 Jun 2013 6:54PM
Paul. I have squashed, hundreds of these on my plants without really seeing them. thanks for showing me the little devils. Eric
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2013 7:04PM
something I have never noticed until now

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