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Name: Kathy F.
Status: other
Age: 40s
Location: N/A
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Date: 1999-2001


Question:
I am a children's book writer based in Tampa. I am including the froghopper in a book I'm writing and have reached a brick wall. My editor wants to know where in the world the froghopper lives. Can you tell me?


Replies:
Peterson Field Guide to Insects says froghoppers and spittlebugs are "widespread and common." Spittle bugs are very abundant in the forest preserves around Chicago.

J. Elliott


A froghopper is a small insect, also called a spittlebug. It belongs to the classification:

[phylum - Anthropoda], [class - Insecta],[ order - Homoptera], [family -Cercopidae] .

Vince Calder


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