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.
Found in grasslands and scrub.
Adult: June to October
It is fairly common throughout the UK.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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