Length 4 to 5 mm. Members of this genus can be difficult to identify using structural features, but general coloration and host plant are often informative. This pale green species has red basal antennal segments that are distinctive. The adults are always macropterous and often show a dark spot at the apex of both the corium and the cuneus.
On Great Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum).
Adult: mainly July-October.
This species is common throughout Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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