Rhododendron Leafhopper Graphocephala fennahi

Rhododendron Leafhopper
Rhododendron Leafhopper
The Rhododendron Leafhopper is native North America but was introduced to the UK in the 1930s and to continental Europe in the 1970s.
Rhododendron Leafhopper
Rhododendron Leafhopper
Rhododendron Leafhopper
The colourful bugs feed on sap of the rhododrendron bush. The many spines on the hind leg distinguish leafhoppers from froghoppers which have only a few spines.