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Creepy crawlies: Amazing Scanning Electron Microscope pictures of insects and spiders

A coloured scanning electron micrograph of the underside of the head of a froghopper (superfamily Cercopoidea)

Froghopper Known for their plant-sucking nymphs which encase themselves in froth in springtime, froghoppers are the best jumpers in the animal kingdom. The insects can jump up to 100 times their length, experiencing over 400 g (gravitational acceleration) during the jump.

von The Pattern Collective

The Froghoppers Reflection


von the Guardian

Gold medallists of the natural world – in pictures

Wildlife Olympics: Common froghopper Philaenus spumarius Brive France