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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