Equipment used for science field work on a green background. Equipment includes an NPS Ranger shirt, hat, sunglasses, boot, binoculars, radio, field guides and knife.

Cabrillo Field Notes – Cuckoo-Spit Spittlebug Froghoppers

This field note was written by Conservation & Environmental Stewardship Apprentice Violette Anghel who is 12 years old. Great job Violette!

Get to know your friendly neighborhood spittlebugs!  In this field note, we discuss their life cycle, where, how, and why they create their foam houses and the reasoning behind their strange nicknames.

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