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Philaenus spumarius
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Superfamily: Cercopoidea
Family: Aphrophoridae
Amyot & Serville, 1843
at least 150 genera

The Aphrophoridae or spittlebug is a beetle that leaves white foam on plants. It is a pest, but only when a large number are present.

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