Eupelix cuspidata (Fabricius, 1775)
Although this species is widespread over much of the UK, Eupelix cuspidata is by no means regarded as being common. A characteristic species of dry, grassy areas, we found this one among the sparse grass and stony ground of a former railway line at Warsop Main Pit Top in June 2016. This is one Leafhopper (Cicadellidae) which poses no real identification problems.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Eupelix cuspidata
 
Eupelix cuspidata habitat at Warsop Main Pit Top near Warsop Vale.
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated June 2016

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