Leah_Barson's picture

Unknown insect

Observed: 8th November 2009 By: Leah_Barson
Description:

A tiny white insect. It jumps and has red criss cross markings with brown at each end. It has wings and has a grass hopper style shape.

Identifications
  • unknown
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

leafhopper?

Could it have been a leafhopper, e.g. like one of the species in family Cicadellidae? Here's one example (probably not the species you saw, but does the shape look anything like it?):
http://www.britishbugs.org.uk/homoptera/Cicadellidae/Zygina_rubrovittata...

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Entomologist and biological recorder

Leah_Barson's picture

Thanks

yes this does look very alike the insect which i found.
Thank you

Leah