Cicadella viridis (Linnaeus, 1758)
A common species of grassy areas, the beautifully coloured Cicadella viridis belongs to the Cercopidae family (known more often as Froghoppers) and measures about 10mm in length. It is usually common, sometimes occurring in huge numbers, in marshy, waterside locations, where it spends much of its time low down in thick vegetation.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cicadella viridis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Darren Matthews. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Pauline Bradford. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Sorby Natural History Society. NBGRC. Jim Flanagan. Brian Wetton. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024

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