Classification Homoptera Family: Cicadellidae
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Length 6.5 -8 mm
Phenology Adult: June - September
- A large straw-coloured species which is distinctive
- dark line parallel to the front of the vertex, contines across the eyes.
- Other morphological features assisting ID - Narrow longitudinal line along the scutellum and bottom half of the pronotum, with intermittent lateral lines parallel to it
- Corio-claval suture is narrowly darkened.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.
Habitat Found in various grassland habitats , originally in SE Coastal areas but spreading accross central and inland England
By Mick E. Talbot [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
By Mick E. Talbot (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons