Maple leafhopper Japananus hyalinus, breeding in Britain

Maple leafhopper Japananus hyalinus, breeding in Britain

Observation - Maple leafhopper Japananus hyalinus, breeding in Britain - UK and Ireland. Description: This follows on from the first known observation of J. hyalinus in the wild (http://www.ispotnature.org/node/439894) and was made on a long-established Acer palmatum directly above the location of the adult sighting. The nymph is about 3mm long and (judgi

This follows on from the first known observation of J. hyalinus in the wild in Britain (http://www.ispotnature.org/node/439894) and was made on a long-established Acer palmatum directly above the location of the adult sighting. The nymph is about 3mm long and (judging by photos from USA) the "star-gazey" posture is typical.