Common Froghopper

Name: Common Froghopper

Scientific name: Philaenus spumarius

Category: Minibeasts

Nature Stars: 30

What are nature stars?

About: About 5mm long. They nymphs live protected in a blob of bubbles, the familiar 'cuckoo spit' that is found on many plants during the spring and summer.

How to identify: Just one of many species of froghopper in the UK, which are very difficult to tell apart.

Where: Widespread.

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 10
  • Agility: 80
  • Rarity: 20
  • Cute factor: 50
  • Traveller: 30

Fantastic fact:

Photograph credit: Bramblejungle

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