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March 2, 2017

Quesada gigas out in Texas

Filed under: Mike Quinn,Quesada — Dan @ 8:05 pm

Update: Mike’s website Giant Cicada / Chicharra Grande has records of the early calling. 3 to 4 months early!

Mike Quinn, @EntoMike on Twitter, reported on February 22nd that Quesada gigas have been singing in Texas.

Listen to their song:

Song type: Call

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Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: Q. gigas

Quesada gigas (Olivier, 1790)
Photo credit: Photo by Leonardo Milhomem

More information about Quesada gigas.

December 31, 2010

Cicada Alphabet: Q

Filed under: Cicada Alphabet,Quesada — Tags: — Dan @ 10:08 am

Q is for Quesada gigas. The Quesada gigas, aka Giant Cicada, is a giant cicada with giant range, spanning South, Central and North America, reaching as far north as Texas. Read more about the Quesada gigas.

Video of a Quesada gigas song:

October 10, 2009

Interesting Cicada items from Wenilton Luís Daltro

Filed under: Brazil,Cicada Anatomy,Quesada — Tags: — Dan @ 8:01 am

Wenilton Luís Daltro posted some interesting cicada items on the message board, and I wanted to post them on the homepage as well.

Quesada gigas song:

Cicada metamorphosis:

And,

Text PDF about brazilian cicadas, with photos.

July 27, 2006

Giant Cicada returns to central Texas

Filed under: Quesada,Websites — Tags: — Dan @ 5:01 am

The giant cicada, Quesada gigas, has returned to Texas after 50 years!

Here’s a link:

Giant Cicada / Chicharra Grande

Thanks to Roy Troutman and Mike Quinn.

Bonus:

A large photo of the Giant Cicada (Quesada gigas).

January 12, 2005

New Brasilia, Brazil cicada gallery, Cameron Diaz hates cicadas, and BUGGIN’ WITH RUUD

Filed under: Quesada — Dan @ 4:33 am
  1. NEW! Gallery: Leonardo Milhomem’s photos of cicadas from Brasilia, Brazil: a Quesada gigas, a Majeorona aper and a Fidicina mannifera.
  2. TV: A new Animal Planet show BUGGIN’ WITH RUUD will feature cicadas!