Sage Leafhopper Eupteryx melissae (Curtis, 1837)
Probably widespread and common on Sage (Salvia officinalis) growing in gardens throughout Nottinghamshire. We found Eupteryx melissae easily and in some numbers on just a single plant growing in the grounds of a day care centre in Mansfield in early September 2016, where it was in company with the similar (and smaller) Eupteryx decemnotata.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Eupteryx melissae
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated September 2016

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