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August 31, 2016

An early start to Australia’s cicada season

Filed under: Australia,Cystosoma,Nathan Emery — Dan @ 5:56 am

Cicada researcher and photographer Nathan Emery found his first Bladder Cicada (Cystosoma saundersii) for the year. See this iNaturalist page. It is still winter there, so this is particular interesting.

A Bladder cicada looks like this (Cystosoma saundersii):

Bladder Cicada
Photo by David Emery.

Read more about this cicada on Dr. Pop’s website.

1 Comment

  1. david emery says:

    Hey Dan, it is now Spring here- a second bladder cicada was found 100km north of Sydney on Sept 1!!

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