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May 24, 2010

Diceroprocta olympusa calling

Filed under: Diceroprocta,Joe Green,Video — Tags: — Dan @ 5:48 pm

Joe Green reported that the Diceroprocta olympusa have started calling in Southwest Florida (Lehigh Acres).

Here’s some video featuring their song:

D. olympusa cicada stops when approached in Lehigh by Joe Green

D. olympusa cicada stops when approached in Lehigh by Joe Green.

D. olympusa starting call by Joe Green

D. olympusa starting call by Joe Green.

D. olympusa chorus from cage by Joe Green

D. olympusa chorus from cage by Joe Green.

D. olympusa pre ticks before calling by Joe Green

D. olympusa pre ticks before calling by Joe Green.

January 8, 2010

Diceroprocta olympusa (Walker, 1850)

Filed under: Diceroprocta — Tags: — Dan @ 5:11 am

Diceroprocta olympusa aka the Scrub Cicada can be found in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Diceroprocta olympusa