Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

Froghoppers

Froghoppers, a number of small insects, belonging to the Homoptera (q.v.) and the family Ccrcopidce. The best-known English species is the "cuckoo-spit"; this is a small yellow insect with two pale bands on the fore wings; it surrounds its larva by a frothy mass, which is common on grass and bushes.