Centrotus cornutus-treehopper-Bury Ditches hill Fort- Clun

Centrotus cornutus
Family: Membracidae

One of only two UK treehoppers, C. cornutus can be found locally on a range of plants in woodland rides and similar habitats.

The other species, Gargara genistae is associated with broom. It is smaller than C. cornutus, lacks the horn-like projections on the pronotum and has a shorter dorsal spine.

Adult: April-August
Length: c10 mm.. UK BUGs