Taxon profile


Common Froghopper
Philaenus spumarius (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Hemiptera - bugs »  family Aphrophoridae - spittle bugs »  genus Philaenus

Scientific synonyms

Cicada spumaria Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Meadow Froghopper
= Meadow Spittlebug



Philaenus spumarius - Common Froghopper

Author: Miroslav Deml

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Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subspecies Philaenus spumarius oenotherae (Scopoli, 1763)
subspecies Philaenus spumarius quadrimaculatus (Schrank, 1776)
subspecies Philaenus spumarius spumarius (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Philaenus spumarius tessellatus Melichar, 1899

Unplaced taxa

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Philaenus_spumarius]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Philaenus spumarius (Linnaeus)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [239414]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Philaenus spumarius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Philaenus spumarius]

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