D.M.H.'s picture

Leafhopper

Observed: 15th November 2012 By: D.M.H.D.M.H.’s reputation in InvertebratesD.M.H.’s reputation in InvertebratesD.M.H.’s reputation in Invertebrates
P1170166
Description:

found in packaging from China that had been in storage locally.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

import?

I agree this looks like Cicadella viridis, but is there any chance that it was actually imported from China? If so I guess there may be other species that look similar.

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D.M.H.'s picture

It is quite possible however

It is quite possible however Item was removed from crate and stored in plactic packaging with easy access for insects for a period of about 6months in the UK.

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