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Unknown insect - poss grasshopper

Observed: 15th August 2013 By: darkpeakbirderdarkpeakbirder’s reputation in Invertebratesdarkpeakbirder’s reputation in Invertebrates
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approx 1cm long, they were bright blue & hopped like a grasshopper (did not fly. There were c6 in small area of rough grassland near a path.

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Thanks for the identification as Cicadella Viridis

They really were turquoise blue so believe they were female. Think I'll have to remember this as a 'green leafhopper' for now even though they were turquoise !