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Inside the Spittlebug’s Bubble Home

Inside the Spittlebug’s Bubble Home

The New York Times - By JAMES GORMAN

White foam that looks a bit like frothy spit is a familiar sight to gardeners. It is sometimes called cuckoo spit because, like the call of the cuckoo, it is a sign of spring. Inside is the nymphal form of a familiar leaping insect, the frog hopper. The nymphs, called spittlebugs, make the foam, …

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