Red-and-black Froghopper - Cercopis vulnerata
Length 9-11 mm. A truly unmistakable red and black species and one of our largest homopterans.
A variety of wooded and open habitats, grassland, meadows etc.
Adult: April to August.
The nymphs are rarely seen, as they feed on underground roots.
Commonly found in mainland Britain south of the Scottish Highlands.
Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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