Speudotettix subfusculus

    Description

    Length 5 to 6 mm. A reasonably distinctive species. The forewings are uniformly brownish with pale veins. The vertex has two streaks at the anterior edge which may join in the middle and there is an orange-brown transverse band behind this. The anterior of the pronotum has dark markings and there are strong black triangles on the scutellum.

    Habitat

    Usually on trees, particularly Oak and often in woodland.

    When to see it

    Adult: Late April to August.

    UK Status

    Fairly frequent across much of England, Wales and Ireland.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map