1 Dec 2023

Critter of the Week: Spittlebug

From the collecton Critter of the Week

The week's critter is a native species of spittlebug.

Spittlebugs get their common name from the spit-like substance the young bugs create on plants.

They create this unique dwelling by peeing out a sticky substance made from undigested sugars and turning their abdomen into a bellows to create bubbles. 


Spittlebug Photo: supplied

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