DESCRIPTION: 10 - 20 mm in length with females larger than males. A mainly green species with wings reaching to the end of the abdomen and a pale stripe running along the top of the head, thorax and abdomen. The females obvious ovipositor is upturned with a brown tip. At the rear of the thorax are located two brown patches which complete the ID process. BEHAVIOUR: A nocturnal tree dwelling species that is attracted to light. Its call is made by the tapping of the hind foot on leaves. DISTRIBUTION: Mainly distributed from central Britain southwards. HABITAT: Found in a variety of areas where there is ample greenery. PERIOD: August to Autumn.
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