Common Froghopper - Philaenus spumarius

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    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

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map