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Spittle Bug

Observed: 8th July 2012 By: jonmortin
Bristol Regional Environmental Records Centre
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Description:

Quite a handsome chap despite his name.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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I have added another photo

I have added another photo showing a ridge along the head and pronotum, which is characteristic of Aphrophora.

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Spittles

Thanks Jon its a good find and a tricky shot in passing the 11 colour forms of Philaenus spumarius are an interesting challenge to find and photograph

Best Wishes

WLR