Length 3 to 4 mm. The green colouring with white markings on the head, pronotum and scutellum distinguish the genus from other leafhoppers in the UK. E. vitis is separated from E. decipens by the clear (often blueish-looking) cell that runs obliquely up the forewings.
Usually found on deciduous trees in summer and evergreens in winter.
Adult: All year.
Hibernates in evergreens in the winter.
A very common species that is found throughout the UK, and is often abundant.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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