Classification Order: Diptera true flies Family: Cicadellidae
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Formerly Aphrodes flavostriatus
Length 3.3 - 3.6 mm
Phenology July to October
IdentificationThe vertex in Anoscopus sp in general are more rounded than that seen in Aphrodes Male specimens ae more readily identifiable than females ( Compare P. histrionicus ) Females in particular are often difficult to identify.
Forewings have dark streaks between pale veins, and a discernable dark band near the apex. The scutellum is partly brown or pale and the complex pattern on the vertex is consistent.