Agallia consobrina

Description

Length 3.5 to 4 mm.  A. consobrina is relatively easily recognised. It has a shagreened pronotum (with bobbles on), rather than being striolate, and the black triangles at the base of the scutellum are separated from the sides. The dark veins are particularly prominent towards the tips of the forewings, and some of the cells in the centres of the forewings are dark-edged.

Identification difficulty
ID guidance

Can be identified by external features at 5-10X magnification.

Recording advice

Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo showing key identification features is required. 

Habitat

Among low plants.

When to see it

February to November.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in much of Britain, reaching at least as far north as Glasgow and Edinburgh.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Species profile

Species group:
Bugs
Kingdom:
Animalia
Order:
Hemiptera
Family:
Cicadellidae
Records on NatureSpot:
10
First record:
09/05/2020 (Skevington, Mark)
Last record:
30/07/2023 (Cann, Alan)

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