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Species Account for Athysanus argentarius

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Athysanus argentarius  Metcalf, 1955
Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae

Athysanus argentarius Copyright: Peter Harvey

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National status: Nb

Additional Phenology Data


Athysanus argentarius
Athysanus argentarius

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Taxonomic group: leafhoppers and allies (Auchenorrhyncha) - Part county data   
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Species text
Athysanus argentarius is a very pale brown leafhopper with a prominent black band running between the eyes. It is found on grasses, particularly near the coast, both in saltmarshes and in dry grassland. It is confined to south-east England, and not recorded north of Cambridgeshire (Recorder species account). References

Species text last edited on Tue Mar 20th 2007 by user 3


Broad Habitat Data (based on 26 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 26 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 12 records with habitat detail and method information)

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