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  1. gillean55

    Leafhopper ID (Cumbria, UK)

    For info, I've just done some image searches for the three Macrosteles species classed on the British Bugs systematic list as common, and Macrosteles sexnotatus is perhaps a more likely candidate. Although the images on the BB gallery bear little resemblance to the specimen in question, I...
  2. gillean55

    Leafhopper ID (Cumbria, UK)

    Many thanks for that, Paul. Yet again I just don't understand how I missed this one. I really did work through the list three times, and for some reason just didn't see it! The specimen in question was measured at 4.4mm in length, ie outside of the 3-3.5mm range specified by BB and so I guess...
  3. gillean55

    Leafhopper ID (Cumbria, UK)

    Hello I found this leafhopper on grassland near Brampton earlier today, and I'm struggling to find a plausible ID. The closest match I can find on the British Bugs website is Lamprotettix nitidulus: http://www.britishbugs.org.uk/homoptera/Cicadellidae/Lamprotettix_nitidulus.html The...