Spittlebugs, adults (family Cercopidae): In late June we shared a photo described as looking like “a fresh loogie someone just hocked up”. Spittlebugs create that goop to protect themselves as they grow. Pictured here are two of the non-slimy adults that leave their goop behind and forage out in the open in late summer. Photo by Glenn Marangelo on 8/17/18 near Condon, MT.
Notes from the Lab
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