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February 28, 2019

Psaltoda claripennis Ashton, 1921 aka Clanger

Filed under: Australia,Cryptotympanini,Psaltoda — Tags: — Dan @ 1:01 am

Can you identify this cicada from Brisbane Australia? These images were sent to us by Darren Fairbrother. Help us id this cicada.

Update! It is a Psaltoda claripennis Ashton, 1921 aka Clanger, from Australia.

mystery cicada

mystery cicada

For more information about this cicada, visit A web guide toThe cicadas of Australia by L. W. Popple.

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
SubFamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
SubTribe: Cryptotympanina
Genera: Genera
Species: Psaltoda claripennis Ashton, 1921