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Pine spittlebug
Aphrophora parallela

  • White foamy mass on twigs and needles May to early June
  • Look underneath for small (up to 1/4 inch), black and pale yellow nymphs
  • Heavy infestations can flag and discolor shoots
  • More information on Pine spittlebug

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