Hoppers of North Carolina:
Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, Treehoppers, and Planthoppers
Family Photo Gallery to aid in the identification of North Carolina Aphrophoridae
Prosapia bicincta
Two-lined Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger
Prosapia bicincta
Two-lined Spittlebug

© Ken Childs
Philaronia canadensis

© Kyle Kittelberger- male
Philaronia canadensis

© Kyle Kittelberger- male
Lepyronia quadrangularis
Diamondback Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger
Lepyronia quadrangularis
Diamondback Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger
Lepyronia quadrangularis
Diamondback Spittlebug

© Paul Scharf- nymph
Lepyronia angulifera
Angular Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger
Lepyronia angulifera
Angular Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger
Philaenus spumarius
Meadow Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger- one of many variations
Philaenus spumarius
Meadow Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger- possibly Philaenus spumarius quadrimaculatus
Philaenus spumarius
Meadow Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger- Philaenus spumarius typica
Philaenus spumarius
Meadow Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger- one of many variations
Philaenus spumarius
Meadow Spittlebug

© Paul Scharf- nymph
Aphrophora cribrata
Pine Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger- adults, mating
Aphrophora cribrata
Pine Spittlebug

© Ken Childs
Aphrophora cribrata
Pine Spittlebug

© Paul Scharf- nymph
Aphrophora gelida
Boreal Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger
Aphrophora gelida
Boreal Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger
Aphrophora saratogensis
Saratoga Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger
Aphrophora saratogensis
Saratoga Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger- different color variation
Aphrophora quadrinotata
Four-spotted Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger
Aphrophora quadrinotata
Four-spotted Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger
Aphrophora quadrinotata
Four-spotted Spittlebug

© Kyle Kittelberger- nymph