Cercopis vulnerata Red-and-black Froghopper (RSPB Lakenheath)

Cercopis vulnerata Red-and-black Froghopper
Family: Cercopidae

A truly unmistakable species, and one of our largest homopterans. The nymphs are rarely seen, as they feed on underground roots.

Adults are found in mainland Britain south of the Scottish Highlands, in a variety of wooded and open habitats.

Adult: April to August
Length 9-11 mm

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