|A BIT ABOUT BUGS
A bright yellow/orange species found on willow, with a distinct green tinge to the abdomen. Some specimens are predominantly pastel green, others can be primarily orange. The pterostigma is long and the forewings generally slightly opaque with mostly pale venation. The antennae are darker towards the apex, pale only near the base.
It is said to be common throughout Britain on Salix.
Length 3-4 mm
|Adult: York (May 2008) ©Joe
|Adult: north Wales (June 2008) ©Tristan Bantock