Ledra aurita Leafhopper

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Classification Homoptera Family: Cicadellidae

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Length 13 - 18 mm

Phenology May-September


Large and distinctive greeny-grey leafhopper with ear-like projections on the pronotum. This species can stridulate loudly like a cricket . Rarley seen due to its camoflage on lichens oak being a giood starting point to locate them

Similar Species Ear like projections may initially give the impression of a tree or buffa;o hopper

Life Cycle

Habitat Found on lichen-covered trees, particularly oaks.