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Perhaps the most difficult of all leafhopper genera, with 21 UK species, of which only two are easily identified; the other 19 cannot be identified based on external features alone.
E. rosae is pale yellow or whitish, and is the only Edwardsiana species to occur commonly on roses.
Found across England and Wales as far north as Yorkshire, on a wide range of plants including rose, apple, hawthorn, oak, strawberry and hazel.
Adult: June to October
Length 3.5-4 mm
Huddersfield (June 2008) ©Joe
|Adult with aedaegus: north London (October 2009) ©Tristan Bantock
||Nymph: north London (October 2009) ©Tristan Bantock