BL ♂: 5-6 mm; ♀: 5.6-6.3 mm. Body pale yellow, wings broad and transparant with a yellowish tinge. Eyes reduced. Male and female similair, but females are more ovate compared to the more or less heart-shaped males. A detailed description, including drawings and photo's, can be found in D'Urso & Grasso (2009).
- See for a detailed description of the male and female genitalia D'Urso & Grasso (2009).
A troglobitic species, adults and nymphs feed on roots in caves.
Only known from one cave in the Iblei Mountains (Sicily, Italy).
- D'Urso, V. & R. Grasso 2009. First record of troglobitic Fulgoromorpha from Italy (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cixiidae). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrit 56(1): 7-14. (Description)