A friend of mine found this bug in Germany. He sent the picture and asked if anyone knew what kind of bug it is. Since no one knew and I didn't find anything similar via google search, I decided to ask it here. Since he only sent me the image I can't really give good information regarding size. So can anyone identify what type of bug this is?
It looks like it's the other way around to me. More likely a member of Auchenorrhyncha, which includes cicadas and leafhoppers. I say this judging from the leg structure, abdomen shape, and the eyes. It is however missing wings... perhaps they were removed by another organism?
It somewhat looks like Philaenus spumarius, the "meadow froghopper" which is found in Germany. As for the green tail bit, I am not all that sure.