Philaenus spumarius (Linnaeus, 1758)

common froghopper, spitlebug

polyphagous on herbs, and seedlings of trees and shrubs

parasite

(part of) the leaf dark green, flexed downwards; at the underside a green larva in a drop of froth.

host plants

Acer platanoides; Achillea; Aconituml Adenostyles; Aegopodium podagraria; Aethusa cynapium; Agrimonia; Arctium minus; Armoracia rusticana; Berula erecta; Dioscorea communis; Impatiens parviflora; Lythrum salicaria; Persicaria amphibia; Rhinanthus angustifolius; Rumex obtusifolius; Salvia pratensis; Sambucus nigra; Solanum dulcamara, nigrum; Tanacetum vulgare; Viburnum opulus; Viola.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Buhr (1964b), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Docters van Leeuwen (1936a), Roskam (2009a, 2019a), Sylvén (1960a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

mod 12.x.2019