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Deltocephalus species have dark brownish wings and the vertex usually has dark spots on the vertex.
In D. pulicaris the vertex has a number of small spots (often two) which are small and quite close together. The forewing cells are largely dark-marked; the femora are dark with paler tips and the hind tibiae entirely black.
A common species of short grasslands across the UK, normally in drier habitats.
Compare: D. maculiceps
Adult: June to October
Length 2.5-3.5 mm
|Adult: north London (July 2008) ©Tristan Bantock
|Adult: south London (October 2007) ©Joe Botting||Adult:
Sussex (August 2007) ©Brian Valentine
|Adult: Dorset (May 2009) ©Mark Dunkling
||Adult: north London (September 2008) ©Tristan Bantock