Two-Lined Spittlebug

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I found this two-lined spittlebug walking on a wall in Davidson at around 1:30pm.

Taxonomy

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Hemiptera

Family: Cercopidae

Fun Fact!

According to Bug Guide, “adults may exude a smelly chemical in defense if disturbed.” (http://bugguide.net/node/view/517)

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