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Photo Credit: Jeff Hahn, Univ. of MN Spittlebugs
Photo Credit: Whitney Cranshaw, CSU,

Cercopidae family
Size: 1/8 - 1/4 inch long

Where/When: Associated with a variety of herbaceous plants. Found in late May through mid-June.

Significance: Rarely, if ever, injures plants.
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