Thamnotettix confinis

    Description

    Length 5 to 6.5 mm. This genus comprises two fairly large and elongate species.  T. confinis is uniformly greenish in colour, often with two or four darker marks on the vertex. The ocelli are small and separated from the eyes by more than their own diameter.

    Identification difficulty
    ID guidance

    Detailed examination of the specimen is needed to identify this species. A photograph alone is not normally sufficient because key features are not obvious and there are one or more similar species.

    Recording advice

    Detailed examination of the specimen is needed to identify this species. A photograph alone is not normally sufficient because key features are not obvious and there are one or more similar species.

    Habitat

    On broad-leaved trees and shrubs.

    When to see it

    Adult: May-September.

    UK Status

    Widespread throughout Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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