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Centrotus cornutus Centrotus cornutus is one of only a hand full of "Treehoppers" (Membracidae) known from Europe Auchenorrhyncha,Centrotus,Centrotus cornutus,Cicadomorpha,France,Geotagged,Hemiptera,Membracidae,Treehopper Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Centrotus cornutus

Centrotus cornutus is one of only a hand full of "Treehoppers" (Membracidae) known from Europe

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''Centrotus cornutus'' is a species of 'treehoppers' belonging to the family Membracidae.

This species is present in most of Europe, in eastern Palearctic ecozone and in the Near East.

The adults reach 7–10 millimetres of length, while females are slightly larger. They can be encountered from early May through early August in moderately moist or in dry habitats.

The basic coloration of the stocky body is dark-brown. The pronotum is hairy, arched up and pulled back.. more

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Nov 29, 2016. Captured Jun 20, 2012 03:38 in 16 Rue du Puits de Ballans, 17160 Ballans, France.