Cixius nervosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
A fairly common species of deciduous woodland, where it can occasionally be found in low vegetation. The wings of Cixius nervosus, in line with other members of Cixidae, have almost clear wings. Adults are frequently found on the trunks of trees and on low foliage from May onwards.
2.75mm long nymph and believed Cixius nervosus. Photographed in leaf litter/moss sample, Sherwood Forest CP March 2023.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cixius nervosus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Pauline Bradford. Darren Matthews. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Ashley Watson. Sorby Natural History Society. Barry Lygo. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2022

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