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The spittlebugs of Canada

Homoptera--Cercopidae

by K. G. A. Hamilton

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Published by Biosystematics Research Institute, Canadian Govt. Pub. Centre, Supply and Services Canada [distributor] in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Cercopidae -- Canada.,
    • Insects -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementK.G. Andrew Hamilton.
      SeriesThe Insects and arachnids of Canada ;, pt. 10, Publication / Research Branch, Agriculture Canada ;, 1740, Publication (Canada. Agriculture Canada) ;, 1740.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL527.C4 H36 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination102 p. :
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3252336M
      ISBN 100660112469
      LC Control Number83170004

      Matching books: A new tribe and species of Clastopterinae (Hemiptera: Cercopoidea: Clastopteridae) from Africa, Asia and North America The Spittlebugs of Canada. Homoptera: Cercopidae. Matching comments ranked in order of relevance: Clastoptera lugubris Clastoptera proteus? Clastoptera Maybe Clastoptera (Clastopter. Spittlebugs are easily recognized by the mass of foam that they secrete around their bodies. One species that occurs on strawberries is the meadow spittlebug. The nymphs are white to green in colour, with dark eyes and distinct legs. The adult meadow spittlebug is bright green when it emerges but quickly turns a dull brown. It is about mm long.

        As the second-largest country in the world, it is always odd to hear banter about the limitations of Canada. Some may point out its subservience to the United States or it’s deadly climate, but what most forget is that Canada has one of the richest and varied histories of any country in the New World, and that its landscape has provided countless authors with a slate upon which they can. Find the perfect Spittlebug stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. Select from premium Spittlebug of the highest quality.

      Spittlebug nymphs. These families are best known for the nymphal stage, which produces a cover of foamed-up plant sap visually resembling saliva; the nymphs are therefore commonly known as spittlebugs and their foam as cuckoo spit, frog spit, or snake spit. This characteristic spittle production is associated with the unusual trait of xylem. Angular spittlebugs are small (males - mm, females - mm) compared to L. gibbosa with a weakly inflated sucking pump and a humpback. Their chocolate coloration and blackish brown V-shaped markings on the forewings may also be seen upon close examination.


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This book also contains a discussion and glossary of anatomical terms used in chalcidoid taxonomy, a section on general biology, and a. Spittlebugs, which belong to the Cercopidae family (Auchenorrhyncha, Hemiptera), form a large group of xylem-feeding insects that are best known for causing damage to plantations and pasture grasses.

Adult spittlebugs excrete small drops of water instead of spittle mass and their drab colors may support them against predators by camouflage (Peck & Thompson ). Cercopoidea are considered as.

The spittlebugs of Canada book Spittlebug, common name for members of a family of plant-feeding insects, the nymphs of which cover themselves with a protective frothy material that looks like human spittle. Spittlebugs, like their relatives the aphids and cicadas, suck plant juices with their needlelike mouthparts.

Although the bugs' feeding can distort or stunt herbaceous. Spittlebugs are related to leafhoppers but have a broader body. The adults are dull-colored tan, brown or black and about 1/8 to 1/4-inch long, with wings. They also have faces that resemble frogs and are sometimes call froghoppers.

Spittlebug foam can be unsightly, but one or two of the larvae will not significantly harm a plant. In great numbers, however, spittlebugs will eat so much sap they can weaken a plant and inhibit its growth.

Favorite host plants for spittlebugs are junipers and pine trees but also include annual beans, strawberry, lavender and rosemary. Spittlebugs prefer pine trees and junipers but can be found on a variety of plants, including rose bushes. To help control spittlebug the following spring, do a good garden clean up in the fall, making sure to get rid of as much old plant material.

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Hamilton KGA () The spittlebugs of Canada (Homoptera: Cercopidae). The insects and arachnids of Canada, P pp Google Scholar Peck DC () Seasonal fluctuations and phenology of Prosapia spittlebugs (Homoptera: Cercopidae) in upland dairy pastures of Costa Rica.

Spittlebugs are eaten by various birds, spiders, ants and beetles. Adult spittlebugs are a dull green with four wings and have the ability to hop like little frogs because of their enlarged hind legs.

There is one generation per year. Eggs overwinter on plant stems and branches. I’ve never bothered to identify the source of the yucky substance until now, but a quick glance inside the book Garden Bugs of Alberta (by Ken Fry, Doug Macaulay and Don Williamson –Lone Pine Publishing) tells me that my garden flowers have a case of Philaenus spumarius (meadow spittlebug).

Spittlebugs like to make Slurpees out of. Spittlebugs lay their eggs twice a year – once in the fall and the second time in the summer. The spittlebug lays eggs in the fall and eggs overwinter in plant debris or bellow the plant stem.

Nymphs hatch when the spring arrives, and within a month they become adults. Adult spittlebug lives for about 3 weeks and lays eggs for the last 2 weeks. Published on by Spittlebugs on goldenrod shoots. In spring you may notice little masses of sticky, frothy bubbles, on various plants in your yard or garden.

These white foam blobs are produced by the immatures, or nymphs, of spittlebugs, small insects related to aphids and other true bugs, in the order Hemiptera.

Of the 30+ species in North America, the. Spittlebugs. Meadow spittlebug, Philaenus spumarius, can be a pest of a variety of ornamental plants particularly herbacious perennials and herbs.

Heavy feeding by spittlebugs can stunt plant growth and commonly causes distortion of the new growth on which they feed. Find the perfect spittlebugs stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now.

Book Description: Biosystematics Research Institute, Paperback. Condition: Good. The Insects and Arachnids of Canada, Part The Spittlebugs of Canada - Homoptera: Cercopidae. softbound. No markings noted. Spine, spine edges faded; moderate wear along spine edge, else gentle wear.

Seller Inventory # Adult spittlebugs resemble robust leafhoppers (see Hoppers and Planthoppers) with many varied color patterns. They deposit eggs in rows between sheaths and stems of plants near the soil surface.

Yellow nymphs become green as they reach full development. The nymphs form the namesake spittle by mixing air with the excretion of their alimentary canal. Spittlebugs earn their name from the small patches of foam or "spit" they create along the stems of plants and meadow grasses in late spring and early summer.

Spittlebugs are in the order Homoptera, the same as cicadas and aphids, which is closely related to the true bugs, order Hemiptera (a.k.a. Heteroptera).He is also an illustrator and book review editor for Biodiversity.

Geoff Scudder was born in Kent, England and received his D. Phil. in Entomology from Oxford University. From until his recent retirement, he was a professor of entomology at the University of British Columbia, serving for 16 of those years as head of the Department of Zoology.

this a film about the spittlebugs ''meadow spittlebug'' who lay eggs in the fall and in the spring the nymphs hatch and live in the spittle till mature.