This is not a cicada, but it looks like one, right? Like a cicada from Mars. This is a Treehopper (Membracidae). They belong to the same Order/Suborder & Infraorder as Cicadas (more info on the Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Membracidae)
February 19, 2009
November 27, 2008
Look that this fuzzy cicada I spotted on Flickr. Remarkable Tettigades chilensis.
December 7, 2007
There’s another copy of the Cicada Do Brazil Video on the Metacafe website.
tigerbeatlefreak has photos of Okanagana synodica, Tibicen lyricen, Beameria venosa and other cicadas on Flickr.
August 17, 2007
Gerry Bunker has published an online guide to Pinning, Labeling and Preserving Your Cicadas. This is excellent information if you plan to start a collection.
Over the years Roy Troutman has supplied Cicada Mania with many excellent macro photos of cicadas. Fans of macro photography will also appreciate these photos by Todd Quinn, Vic Fazio’s Tibicen dorsatus and my Tibicen tibicen (T. chloromerus, T. chloromera).
And just for the heck of it, here’s a list of insect ID websites:
May 26, 2007
A quick break in the Brood XIII action:
Many, many photos of Japanese cicadas thanks to Google photo search.