Common Froghopper - Philaenus spumarius

    Identification difficulty

    Usually on vegetation such as bushes in grassy areas.

    When to see it

    Adult: June to September.

    Life History

    The larvae are the familiar producers of 'Cuckoo-spit' in gardens.

    UK Status

    An extremely common species on a wide range of plants across the UK.

    VC55 Status

    Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map