Centrotus cornutus

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Information

Description

BL ♂♀: 7-10 mm. Pronotum with two lateral spines and a large posterior appendage. This posterior appendage is apically pointing downwards and strongly undulating. Head and pronotum uniformly grey-colored. C. cornutus can easily be separated from C. chloroticus by its larger size and more greyish coloration. 

Ecology

Centrotus cornutus occurs on woody shrubs like Rubus, Quercus, Prunus. Adults can be found between May and August. Larvae hibernate.

Distribution

This species can be found in most of Europe.

References
  • Holzinger, W.E., I. Kammerlander & H. Nickel 2003. The Auchenorrhyncha of Central Europe, Fulgoromorpha, Cicadomorpha excl. Cicadellidae. Brill Publishers, Leiden: 673 pp.
  • Jach, M. & H. Hoch 2013. Fauna Europaea: Cicadomorpha, Cicadomorpha, Membracidae. Fauna Europaea version 2.6.2. Available on: www.faunaeur.org.
  • Linnaeus, C. 1758. Hemiptera. Systema Naturae, Editio decima, reformata 1: 435. (Description)

Images

♂ Imago

♀ Imago

Imago

Imago

Imago

Nymph

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