Definition of Philaenus spumarius

1. Noun. North American insect that severely damages grasses.

Exact synonyms: Meadow Spittlebug
Generic synonyms: Spittle Insect, Spittlebug
Group relationships: Genus Philaenus, Philaenus

Philaenus Spumarius Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Philaenus Spumarius Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Philaenus Spumarius

Phil Anderson
Philadelphia chromosome
Philadelphia chromosomes
Philadelphia cocktail
Philadelphia fleabane
Philadelphia lawyer
Philadelphia lawyers
Philadelphia pepper pot
Philadelphus coronarius
Philaenus spumarius (current term)
Philautus steineri
Philautus stuarti
Philautus surrufus
Philibert Delorme
Philibert de l'Orme
Philip's glands
Philip Anderson
Philip Augustus
Philip Dormer Stanhope
Philip II

Literary usage of Philaenus spumarius

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1915)
"Unfortunately only a few stages were found in this material, so TABLE I. Genus. SpecieĀ«. Reduced Chromosome Number. Philaenus spumarius 12 ..."

2. Bulletin by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station (1917)
"Not abundant in collections so far. Philaenus spumarius L. A very abundant species in meadows and mixed vegetation, living on other plants than grasses. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Philaenus spumarius

Search for Philaenus spumarius on!Search for Philaenus spumarius on!Search for Philaenus spumarius on Google!Search for Philaenus spumarius on Wikipedia!