Sphenorhina rubra

Reddish Spittlebug

Sphenorhina rubra, Reddish Spittlebug


Family: Cercopidae

Subfamily: Ischnorhininae


Photo notes: on a Solanum species leaf, Brokopondo district, Suriname. This species was common at this site. Note the presence of two tiny wasps on the dorsum of the left-hand bug of the mating pair.

Determined by Dr. Gervasio S. Carvalho, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul.

Reddish Spittlebug, Sphenorhina rubra mating pair

American Insects site