Athysanus argentarius Leafhopper

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Classification Homoptera Family: Cicadellidae

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Length 6.5 -8 mm

Phenology Adult: June - September


ie The commissure and claval suture are brown, while there is a broad, dark transverse stripe forming a shallow arc that joins the two eyes.

Life Cycle

Habitat Found in various grassland habitats , originally in SE Coastal areas but spreading accross central and inland England

Athysanus argentarius

By Mick E. Talbot [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons


Athysanus argentarius 2
By Mick E. Talbot (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons