Black and Red Froghopper (Cercopis vulnerata)

Order: Homoptera (ho-MOP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Cercopidae
Genus: Cercopis
Species: vulnerata

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Yucca Valley, California

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On May 6, 2007, bonitin from Gent
Belgium (Zone 8a) wrote:

Found this bug in a wild grass field along a roadside and near a river. When disturbed it makes a sudden jump like a grass hopper. There were many of them all sitting on the grasses.
Size is from 8-10 mm.
Larvaes are living underground in foam near the roots of herbaceous plants and vines