spittlebug


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spittlebug:

see froghopperfroghopper
or spittlebug,
small, hopping insect of the order Homoptera. The adult, under 1-2 in. (1.2 cm) long in most species, is triangular in shape and usually gray or dull green to brown. Most froghoppers feed on plants and shrubs; a few feed on trees.
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