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A distinctive species which is always brachypterous. The face and vertex are dark, the pronotum white (blackish at the sides), the forewings pale brown and the scutellum black. The 1st antennal segment is almost as long as the 2nd.
A scarce species associated with clubrushes, particularly Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani, and confined mainly to saltmarshes. Patchily distributed across England and Wales.
Adult: May to August
Length 3.0-4.0 mm
|Adult male: north Wales (June 2009) ©Tristan Bantock
|Adult mal: north Wales (June 2009) ©Tristan Bantock
||Adult male: north Wales (June 2009) ©Tristan Bantock