Evacanthus interruptus


Length 5.5 to 6.5 mm. A large and very striking yellow and black leafhopper which is unmistakable. The black patterning is variable and rarely the forewings are entirely yellow. The wings are distinctly shorter than the abdomen in females.


Found in grasslands and scrub.

When to see it

Adult: June to October

UK Status

It is fairly common throughout the UK.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map