Potato Leafhopper

Eupteryx aurata


Over all length 3.5 - 4.5mm. Pale, greenish/white ground colour with intricate brown markings, with a pale 'hourglass' mark on the top of the forewings and two dark marks on the pronotum.


Low vegetation, including nettles.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread throughout Britain. Common in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

May to november.