Chamaepsylla hartigi

    Alt Name
    Psylla hartigi
    Description

    Length 3 mm. A small but quite distinctive psyllid, although care must be taken to rule out the similar Cacopsylla species. The body and wings are a dull yellow-orange although the pronotum and genal cones are often pale and the abdomen may occasionally be green. The long female terminalia are also distinctive.

    Similar Species

    Cacopsylla species.

    Habitat

    On birch.

    When to see it

    May to August

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Believed to be common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map