Cottony Ash Psyllid - Psyllopsis discrepans

    Description

    Length 3-4mm. Very similar to P. fraxini but with less intense wing markings.

    Similar Species

    Other Psyllopsis species.

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required showing the diagnostic features.

    Habitat

    Feeds on Ash.

    When to see it

    June to October.

    UK Status

    Rarely recorded but probably widespread.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

    UK Map