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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Philaenus Spumarius

Phil.
Phil Anderson
Philadelphaceae
Philadelphia
Philadelphia chromosome
Philadelphia chromosomes
Philadelphia cocktail
Philadelphia fleabane
Philadelphia lawyer
Philadelphia lawyers
Philadelphia pepper pot
Philadelphian
Philadelphians
Philadelphus coronarius
Philaenus
Philaenus spumarius (current term)
Philautus steineri
Philautus stuarti
Philautus surrufus
Philem.
Philemon
Philibert Delorme
Philibert de l'Orme
Philip
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. ..."

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