Contents: By Damage and Image
(In progress)
Contents: Alphabetical
alder flea beetle
aphid management
apple and thorn skeletonizer
apple ermine moth
ash whitefly new
azalea bark scale
azalea lace bug Updated
bark lice
Barypeithes root weevil
Beneficial nematodes
biocontrol of root weevils
birch aphid
black stem borer
bluegum psyllid
branch and twig borer
brown marmorated stink bug

bronze birch borer
boxwood leafminer
boxwood psyllid
bulb flies
carpet beetle New
Calligraph californica

Ceanothus stem gall moth
cereal leaf beetle
cherry ermine moth
chilli thrips
cinnabar moth
clay colored weevil
cottony camellia scale
cutworm Updated
cypress tip moth

dogwood sawfly
Douglas fir sawfly
Douglas fir twig weevil
elm leafminer
European pine shoot moth
European shot-hole borer Updated
European wool carder bee
emerald ash borer
Fall webworm
flatheaded cedar borer
hollyhock weevil
honeylocust plant bug
honeylocust pod gall midge
Heliothis phloxiphaga
holly bud moth
huckleberry root aphids
ground mealybug
lady beetle gallery
leaf weevil
light brown apple moth
maple tip moth
maple midge
March flies
mountain ash sawfly
spruce aphid on spruce
oak ambrosia beetle
oak slug
obscure root weevil
Pacific flatheaded borer
peach tree borer
peach twig borer
pear psylla
pear leaf-curling midge
pear sawfly New
pine needle scale
poplar and willow borer
rose curculio weevil
rose midge
sequoia pitch moth
speckled green fruitworm
tent caterpillars
viburnum leaf beetle
violet gall midge
western poplar clearwing
western spotted cucumber beetle
white pine weevil
woolly ash aphid

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Meadow spittlebug, Philaenus spumarius, can be a pest of a variety of ornamental plants particularly herbacious perennials and herbs. The following websites have useful information on meadow spittlebugs.

University of California Statewide IPM Phenology Model Database:Meadow Spittlebug

University of Illinois Field crop IPM: Meadow Spittlebugs

University of Minnesota's Pests of Trees and Shrubs: spittlebug

North Carolina State University: Meadow Spittlebug

A site with good photos of the variably colored adults:
CedarCreek Natural History Area: Philaenus species



Spittle bug froth and damage on chrysanthemum
spittlebug on chrysanthemum
Spittlebug damage on penstemon
spittlebug damage on penstemon
Spittlebug froth on sage
spittlebug on sage
Spittlebug froth on rosemary
spittlebug roth on rosemary
Adult spittlebug on Dianthus
adult spittlebug
spittlebug nymph on Dianthus
spittlebug nymph

Spittlebug adult
image of adult spittlebug
Photo: Ken Gray

Spittlebug nymph
spittlebug nymph
Photo: Ken Gray
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Robin Rosetta

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