The Froghoppers Reflection

Having seen Wilful Ink at the Design exhibition I've been trying to find a reason to use her wallpapers in my ditty little Victorian - this is the Froghoppers Reflection - love it!

Froghopper (Cercopidae)

Image of Froghopper (Cercopidae) from the animal & insect photos of itchydogimages.

1860 antichi Froghoppers stampa, hemiptera originale francese incisione, illustrazione di piastra dell'insetto, annata Cercopoidea entomologia. di LyraNebulaPrints su Etsy https://www.etsy.com/it/listing/181226350/1860-antichi-froghoppers-stampa

1860 antichi Froghoppers stampa, hemiptera originale francese incisione, illustrazione di piastra dell'insetto, annata Cercopoidea entomologia. di LyraNebulaPrints su Etsy https://www.etsy.com/it/listing/181226350/1860-antichi-froghoppers-stampa

these  froghoppers somehow died while they were having sex, and they have now been doing the deed (in fossil form) for about 165 million years. "froghoppers’ genitalic symmetry and mating position have remained static for over 165 million years.”

Flashback Friday: Insect fossil porn: Jurassic edition

Jurassic Sex Set in Stone: frog-hoppers preserved while mating (lt.) w/ a restoration of one possible mating position (rt.) Li et al.

Spittlebugs (or Froghoppers)

How to Deal with Common Garden Pests

How to Deal with Common Garden Pests: Spittlebugs (or Froghoppers)

About 165 million years ago — Bam! — froghoppers' mating session was interrupted by a volcanic eruption.  Now, scientists have unearthed a fossil in China that shows the two creatures immortalized in the act.

LOOK: Ancient Bugs Caught In The Act

About 165 million years ago — Bam! — froghoppers' mating session was interrupted by a volcanic eruption. Now, scientists have unearthed a fossil in China that shows the two creatures immortalized in the act.

Froghoppers did it missionary style

The bugs that have been having sex for 165 million YEARS: Oldest fossil of insects mating is discovered in China under sediment in the Daohugou region of Inner Mongolia.

https://flic.kr/p/215Y5eH | The Cicada | The cicadas are a superfamily, the Cicadoidea, of insects in the order Hemiptera. They are in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha, along with smaller jumping bugs such as leafhoppers and froghoppers

https://flic.kr/p/215Y5eH | The Cicada | The cicadas are a superfamily, the Cicadoidea, of insects in the order Hemiptera. They are in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha, along with smaller jumping bugs such as leafhoppers and froghoppers

Wildlife on Wheels: coupling Froghoppers and other invertebrates

coupling Froghoppers and other invertebrates

The Froghoppers Reflection

The Froghoppers Reflection

The Froghoppers Reflection

The Froghoppers Reflection

Whimsical insect wallpapers by Wilful Ink available at The Pattern Collective.

Cercopidae(froghoppers, spittlebugs) order Homoptera  - nymphs produce a solution of frothed plant sap for protection(hence the name spittlebug) - adults jump, often have red and black, but can be brown

Cercopidae(froghoppers, spittlebugs) order Homoptera - nymphs produce a solution of frothed plant sap for protection(hence the name spittlebug) - adults jump, often have red and black, but can be brown

The cicadas are a superfamily, the Cicadoidea, of insects in the order Hemiptera. They are in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha, along with smaller jumping bugs such as leafhoppers and froghoppers. • Also buy this artwork on stickers, apparel, phone cases, and more.

The cicadas are a superfamily, the Cicadoidea, of insects in the order Hemiptera. They are in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha, along with smaller jumping bugs such as leafhoppers and froghoppers. • Also buy this artwork on stickers, apparel, phone cases, and more.

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