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Family Cercopidae - Froghoppers

Beetle, maybe - Prosapia bicincta Spittle Bug - Prosapia ignipecta Two-lined Spittlebug? - Prosapia bicincta Missouri Prosapia bicincta - Prosapia bicincta Beetle…  - Prosapia bicincta Prosapia bicincta Beetle ID - Prosapia bicincta I believe this is Prosapia ignipectus - Prosapia
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cercopoidea (Spittlebugs)
Family Cercopidae (Froghoppers)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
used to be treated to include Aphrophoridae
Explanation of Names
Cercopidae Leach 1815
Spittlebug: nymphs surround themselves with a frothy mass that resembles spittle
4 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~1,500 described spp. in ~170 genera worldwide(1)
worldwide, much more diverse in the tropics(2)