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A characteristic planthopper in which the lateral parts of the pronotum, scutellum and abdomen are dark and the forewings are marked with a dark longitudinal stripe, reaching the apex of the clavus. In brachypters the wings are noticeably squared off at the tip. In macropters the scutellum is usually entirely dark.
Locally common across England, Wales and Scotland in marshy places, associated with sedges.
Adult: June to September (at least)
Length 3.0-5.0 mm
male: Dorset (June 2009) ©Mark Dunkling
male: Dorset (September 2009) ©Mark Dunkling
female: Yorks (September 2008) ©Joe