Cicadula frontalis


    4.5 - 6.2 mm. This brownish-yellow leafhopper has very long antennae, with  dark patches at their base. There are either no spots on the vertex, or very small ones at the front edge. The wings are fairly clear with pale venation.

    Identification difficulty

    Marshy areas with larger sedges, particularly Carex acutiformis and C. riparia; often coastal.

    When to see it

    July to October.

    UK Status

    Widespread in England.

    VC55 Status

    The record of 25.x.2018 is the first for Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map