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Who's the handsome one then?

Bathyllus albicinctus Spittlebug or Froghopper - Adult


I think these must be the Hippopotamus of the insect world except the nymph lives in a mass of froth on a plant stem. The froth prevents the nymph from dehydration and predators. See Save Our Waterways Now for excellent photos of the nymphs in the spittle.

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Taken on October 3, 2010