Length 3-4 mm. One of a large number of brachypterous (short-winged) delphacids, although the only one to specialise on Bracken. The vertex and face are uniformly yellow and the wings dark with smooth and inconspicuous veins. The wings are approximately half the length of the abdomen in males and a quarter the length in females. Larger winged specimens are rare.
Adult: May to August.
Common and widespread in Britain.
Fairly common in suitable areas of Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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