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Philaenus spumarius (meadow froghopper)

Wikipedia Abstract

Philaenus spumarius, the 'Meadow Froghopper', is a species belonging to the family Aphrophoridae. The genus name "Philaenus" comes from the Greek "philein" meaning "love", while the species name "spumarius" is derived by the Latin "spuma" = "sparkling", referred to the foam nests. Therefore "Philaenus spumarius" may be traslated as "foam lover.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Afon Eden – Cors Goch Trawsfynydd 702 Wales, United Kingdom
Afon Teifi/ River Teifi 1768 Wales, United Kingdom  
Afonydd Cleddau/ Cleddau Rivers 1855 Wales, United Kingdom  
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Caithness and Sutherland Peatlands 354692 Scotland, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Clyde Valley Woods 1074 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Corsydd Eifionydd 357 Wales, United Kingdom  
Corsydd Llyn/ Lleyn Fens 701 Wales, United Kingdom
Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens 1154 Wales, United Kingdom  
Crymlyn Bog/ Cors Crymlyn 740 Wales, United Kingdom
Dornoch Firth and Morrich More 21499 Scotland, United Kingdom
Drigg Coast 3453 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Glannau Ynys Gybi/ Holy Island Coast 1147 Wales, United Kingdom  
Gower Commons/ Tiroedd Comin Gwyr 4390 Wales, United Kingdom
Hoy 23474 Scotland, United Kingdom
Kenfig/ Cynffig 2945 Wales, United Kingdom
Ledmore Wood 231 Scotland, United Kingdom
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Loch Maree Complex 38882 Scotland, United Kingdom
Mendip Limestone Grasslands 1032 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
North West Pembrokeshire Commons/ Comins Gogledd Orllewin Sir Benfro 615 Wales, United Kingdom  
Peak District Dales 5748 England, United Kingdom
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Preseli 6686 Wales, United Kingdom  
Rhos Goch 167 Wales, United Kingdom  
Rhos Llawr-cwrt 114 Wales, United Kingdom  
River Tweed 9380 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Simonside Hills 5146 England, United Kingdom  
Urquhart Bay Wood 114 Scotland, United Kingdom
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Angelica sylvestris (woodland angelica)[1]
Buddleja davidii (orange eye butterflybush)[1]
Caltha palustris (yellow marsh marigold)[1]
Carex nigra (smooth black sedge)[1]
Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle)[2]
Convolvulus arvensis (perennial morningglory)[1]
Festuca rubra (red fescue)[1]
Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet)[1]
Galium album (white bedstraw)[1]
Galium aparine (stickywilly)[2]
Galium asprellum (rough bedstraw)[1]
Hebe stricta <Unverified Name>[3]
Hieracium glaucinum subsp. leptocauloides (meadow hawkweed)[3]
Hieracium lepidulum[3]
Hypericum perforatum (common St Johnswort)[1]
Juncus gerardii (saltmarsh rush)[1]
Lathyrus palustris (Marsh Pea)[1]
Lysimachia thyrsiflora (tufted loosestrife)[1]
Lysimachia vulgaris (garden yellow loosestrife)[1]
Lythrum salicaria (salicaire)[1]
Mercurialis perennis (Dog's Mercury)[1]
Metrosideros excelsa[3]
Oenothera biennis (king's-cureall)[1]
Papaver dubium (blindeyes)[2]
Papaver rhoeas (corn poppy)[2]
Peucedanum alsaticum (hogfennel)[1]
Pilosella officinarum (Mouse-ear Hawkweed)[3]
Pilosella piloselloides (tall hawkweed)[3]
Plantago maritima (goose tongue)[1]
Potentilla anserina (Pacific Silverweed)[1]
Potentilla palustris (Marsh Cinquefoil)[1]
Pteridium aquilinum (northern bracken fern)[1]
Ranunculus acris (meadow buttercup)[1]
Rumex obtusifolius (bluntleaf dock)[2]
Salix viminalis (basket willow)[1]
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (softstem bulrush)[1]
Trifolium pratense[1]
Triglochin maritima (Sea Arrow Grass)[1]
Digitaria ischaemum (small crabgrass)[4]
Panicum virgatum (old switch panic grass)[4]
Poa pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)[4]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acronicta euphorbiae (Sweet Gale Moth)5
Acronicta menyanthidis (Light Knot Grass)3
Acronicta rumicis (Knot Grass)3
Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)4
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)3
Aphantopus hyperantus (Ringlet Butterfly)4
Aphrophora alni (Alder Spittle Bug)9
Apis mellifera (honey bee)3
Autographa gamma (Silver Y Moth)5
Biston betularia (peppered moth)3
Boloria selene (Silver-bordered fritillary)5
Branta canadensis (Canada Goose)5
Callophrys rubi (Green Hairstreak Butterfly)3
Carduelis cannabina (Common Linnet)3
Carduelis carduelis (European Goldfinch)4
Carduelis chloris (European Greenfinch)3
Carduelis flammea (Common Redpoll)4
Closterotomus norwegicus4
Cnephasia asseclana (Flax Tortrix Moth)5
Cnephasia incertana (Light Grey Tortrix Moth)3
Cnephasia stephensiana (Grey Tortrix Moth)4
Coenonympha pamphilus (Small Heath Butterfly)4
Columba oenas (Stock Dove)4
Ematurga atomaria (Common Heath Moth)3
Epiphyas postvittana (Light brown apple moth)7
Episyrphus balteatus (Marmelade Fly)4
Eupithecia centaureata (Lime-speck Pug)4
Eupithecia subfuscata (gray pug)4
Euplexia lucipara (Small Angle Shades)3
Fringilla coelebs (Common Chaffinch)5
Gonepteryx rhamni (Brimstone Butterfly)4
Helina reversio3
Lacanobia contigua (Beautiful Brocade)3
Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-Eye Moth)4
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)4
Melanchra pisi (Broom Moth)3
Melitaea cinxia (Glanville Fritillary)3
Microtus agrestis (field vole)3
Ondatra zibethicus (muskrat)3
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)4
Orthosia gracilis (Powdered Quaker)3
Parasyrphus annulatus3
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow)3
Peridroma saucia (variegated cutworm)4
Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades Moth)5
Polyommatus icarus (Common Blue Butterfly)3
Pyrgus malvae (Grizzled Skipper)5
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)4
Scotopteryx chenopodiata (Shaded Broad-bar Moth)3
Simyra albovenosa (Reed Dagger)5
Sitochroa verticalis3
Streptopelia turtur (European Turtle-Dove)5
Thrips vulgatissimus3
Thymelicus sylvestris (Small Skipper)3
Xylena vetusta (Red Sword-grass)3

Predators

Agelaius phoeniceus (Red-winged Blackbird)[4]
Anax junius (green darner)[4]
Argiope aurantia (black-and-yellow argiope)[4]
Argogorytes mystaceus <Unverified Name>[2]
Carduelis tristis (American Goldfinch)[4]
Choerades fimbriata <Unverified Name>[5]
Dolichovespula maculata (baldfaced hornet)[4]
Echthistus rufinervis[5]
Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bat)[4]
Geothlypis trichas (Common Yellowthroat)[4]
Gorytes quadrifasciatus <Unverified Name>[2]
Libellula lydia (Common whitetail)[4]
Machimus annulipes[5]
Micrathena gracilis (Spined micrathena)[4]
Misumena vatia (flower spider)[4]
Molothrus ater (Brown-headed Cowbird)[4]
Myiarchus crinitus (Great Crested Flycatcher)[4]
Promachus yesonicus[5]
Tolmerus atricapillus <Unverified Name>[5]
Vespula maculifrons (eastern yellowjacket)[4]

Providers

Shelter 
Digitaria ischaemum (small crabgrass)[4]
Panicum virgatum (old switch panic grass)[4]
Poa pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)[4]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[4]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Soulier-Perkins A., 01-Sep-2011, COOL: Cercopoidea Organised On Line in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 2Ecology of Commanster 3New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database 4Study of Northern Virginia Ecology 5Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access