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June 23, 2018

Cicada Papers of 2018

Filed under: Papers and Documents — Dan @ 1:01 am

This page will feature a running list of cicada papers published in 2018. I’ll update it as the year progresses. 30 papers so far this year!

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  1. Cicada fossils (Cicadoidea: Tettigarctidae and Cicadidae) with a review of the named fossilised Cicadidae. Author: M.S. Moulds. Link to paper.
  2. Recurrent symbiont recruitment from fungal parasites in cicadas. Author: Yu Matsuura, Minoru Moriyama, Piotr Lukasik, Dan Vanderpool, Takema Fukatsu. Link to paper.
  3. Changes in endosymbiont complexity drive host-level compensatory adaptations in cicadas. Authors: Matthew A Campbell, Piotr Łukasik, Mariah M Meyer, Mark Buckner, Chris Simon, Claudio Veloso, Anna Michalik, John P McCutcheon. Link to paper.
  4. Gradient wetting state for droplet transportation and efficient fog harvest on nanopillared cicada wing surface. Authors: Heng Xie, Han-Xiong Huang, Hao-Yang Mi. Link to paper.


  1. Case 3761 — Platypleurini Schmidt, 1918: Proposed precedence over Hamzaria Distant, 1905 to conserve nomenclatural stability in the Cicadidae (Insecta, Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cicadoidea). Authors: David C. Marshall, Max Moulds, Michel Boulard, Allen F. Sanborn, Anthony Ewart, Cong Wei, Kiran Marathe, Lindsay W. Popple, Benjamin W. Price and Chris Simon. Link to article.
  2. Sensing of Substrate Vibrations in the Adult Cicada Okanagana rimosa (Hemiptera: Cicadidae). Authors: Joscha A Alt, Reinhard Lakes-Harlan. Link to Paper.
  3. A molecular phylogeny of the cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) with a review of tribe and subfamily classification. Authors: DAVID C. MARSHALL, MAX MOULDS, KATHY B. R. HILL, BENJAMIN W. PRICE, ELIZABETH J. WADE, CHRISTOPHER L. OWEN, GEERT GOEMANS, KIRAN MARATHE, VIVEK SARKAR, JOHN R. COOLEY, ALLEN F. SANBORN, KRUSHNAMEGH KUNTE, MARTIN H. VILLET, CHRIS SIMON. Link to paper.
  4. An Identification key to the species of Auchenorrhyncha of Iranian fauna recorded as pests in orchards and a review on the pest status of the species. Author: FARIBA MOZAFFARIAN. Link to paper.
  5. Two new genera and two new species of cicadas from Central America (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cicadinae). Author: ALLEN F. SANBORN. Link to paper.


  1. Cicadetta sibillae Hertach & Trilar, 2015, nouvelle espèce de cigale pour la France (Hemiptera, Cicadidae) et premières analyses des sons complexes émis durant la cymbalisation d’appel nuptial. Authors: Stéphane Puissant and Kevin Gurcel. Link to paper.
  2. Triplicate parallel life cycle divergence despite gene flow in periodical cicadas. Authors: Tomochika Fujisawa, Takuya Koyama, Satoshi Kakishima, John R. Cooley, Chris Simon, Jin Yoshimura & Teiji Sota. Link to paper.
  3. Revision of the cicada genus Dilobopyga (Hemiptera, Cicadidae) from Sulawesi and the Moluccas. Author: J.P. Duffels. Link to paper.
  4. Two new genera and five new species of Mugadina-like small grass cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cicadettini) from Central and Eastern Australia: comparative morphology, songs, behaviour and distributions. Author: A Ewart. Link to paper.
  5. A flexible and stable surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) substrate based on Au nanoparticles/Graphene oxide/Cicada wing array. Authors: Guochao Shi, Mingli Wanga, Yanying Zhu, Lin Shen, Yuhong Wanga, Wanli Mac, Yuee Chen, Ruifeng Li. Link to paper.


  1. Two new species of Palapsalta (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) from Western Australia and Northern Territory. Authors: David Emery, Nathan Emery, P.M. Hutchinson. Link to paper.
  2. İzmir ilinde kiraz ağaçlarında zararlı Büyük ağustosböceği [Lyristes plebejus (Scopoli, 1763) (Hemiptera: Cicadidae)]’nin ergin çıkış seyri ve popülasyon yoğunluğunun belirlenmesi. Authors: Cevdet Kaplan, Serdar TEZCAN. Link to paper.
  3. Extension in its distribution range and a new record for the cicada genus Salvazana Distant, 1913 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cryptotympanii) from India. Authors: Sudhanya Ray Hajong, Rodeson Thangkiew. Link to paper.
  4. Spatially resolved chemical analysis of cicada wings using laser-ablation electrospray ionization (LAESI) imaging mass spectrometry (IMS). Authors: Jessica K. Román, Callee M. Walsh, Junho Oh, Catherine E. Dana, Sungmin Hong, Kyoo D. Jo, Marianne Alleyne, Nenad Miljkovic, Donald M. Cropek. Link to paper.
  5. Comparative analysis of microbial communities associated with bacteriomes, reproductive organs and eggs of the cicada Subpsaltria yangi. Authors: Dandan Wang, Zhi Huang, Hong He, Cong Wei. Link to paper.
  6. The cicada genus Procollina Metcalf, 1952 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae): redescription including fourteen new species, with a key to the species of the subtribe Dazina Kato, 1932 rev. stat., the description of the Aragualnini n. tribe, and one new combination. Author: Allen F. Sanborn. Link to Paper.


  1. Cicada parasitic moths from China (Lepidoptera: Epipyropidae): morphology, identity, biology, and biogeography. Authors: Yunxiang Liu, Zhaofu Yang, Guoyun Zhang, Qingqing Yu & Cong Wei. Link to paper.
  2. By land, air, and sea: hemipteran diversity through the genomic lens. Authors: Kristen A. Panfilio, David R. Angelini. Link to paper.
  3. Revision, phylogeny and phylogeography of the cicada genus Auritibicen (Hemiptera: Cicadidae), with descriptions of ten new species. Authors: Xu Wang, Masami Hayashi, Cong Wei. Link to paper.


  1. Urban heat island effect on cicada densities in metropolitan Seoul. Authors: Hoa Q. Nguyen, Desiree K. Andersen, Yuseob Kim, Yikweon Jang. Link to paper.
  2. Multiple origins of interdependent endosymbiotic complexes in a genus of cicadas. Authors: Piotr Łukasik, Katherine Nazario, James T. Van Leuven, Matthew A. Campbell, Mariah Meyer, Anna Michalik, Pablo Pessacq, Chris Simon, Claudio Veloso and John P. McCutcheon. Link to paper.
  3. Two New Species and Revised Species Status for Two Species of Ueana Distant, 1905 (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae). Author: Allen F. Sanborn. Link to paper.
  4. A specialized fungal parasite (Massospora cicadina) hijacks the sexual signals of periodical cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Magicicada). Authors: John R. Cooley, David C. Marshall & Kathy B. R. Hill. Link to paper.
  5. Germalna, a new genus for the New Caledonian cicada previously assigned to the genus Melampsalta Kolenati, plus a complement to the description of the genus Rouxalna Boulard, with the description of two new species (Insecta: Hemiptera, Cicadoidea, Cicadidae). Author: Quentin Delorme. Link to paper.
  6. The distribution, morphology and some bioecological properties of Cicadatra platyptera Fieber, 1876 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) in Izmir province of Turkey. Authors: Cevdet Kaplan, Serdar Tezcan. Link to paper.
  7. A new genus and species of Cicada from Vietnam: Cochleopsaltria duffelsi gen. et sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Cicadomorpha: Cicadidae). Authors: Thai Hong Pham, Jérôme Constant. Link to paper.

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