Centrotus cornutus

    Description

    Length about 10 mm. One of only two UK treehoppers. The other species, Gargara genistae is associated with broom. It is smaller than C. cornutus, lacks the horn-like projections on the pronotum and has a shorter dorsal spine.

    Habitat

    On a range of plants in woodland rides and similar habitats.

    When to see it

    Adult: April-August.

    UK Status

    Widespread but local in England and Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map