Red-and-black Froghopper

Red and black Froghopper

The Red-and-black Froghopper or Black-and-red Froghopper (Cercopis vulnerata) is native to most European countries. It is easily recognised by its black and red warning colour.

Adult froghoppers grow to a little more than one centimetre in length and can be seen from April to September. They live in meadows, pastures, banks, forest edges, parks and gardens.

Red and black Froghoppers

Cercopis vulnerata feeds on plant juices and sucks on grasses, perennials and other plants.

Black and red Froghopper Cercopis vulnerata