Evacanthus interruptus


    Length 5.5 to 6.5 mm. A large and very striking yellow and black leafhopper which is unmistakable. The black patterning is variable and rarely the forewings are entirely yellow. The wings are distinctly shorter than the abdomen in females.

    Identification difficulty

    Found in grasslands and scrub.

    When to see it

    Adult: June to October

    UK Status

    It is fairly common throughout the UK.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map