Neotibicen auriferus (Say, 1825)
Song type: Call
Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: N. auriferus
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Name, Location and Description
- Cicada Name: Neotibicen auriferus (Say, 1825)
- Short Name: N. auriferus
- Common Name: Plains Dog-day Cicada
- Synonym/Former Name: Tibicen auriferus
- Where it is found: AR, KS, MO, NE, NM, OK, TX
- Maps: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF]
- Description: Coloration varies from rusty browns to greens, on black. Sounds like an angle grinder. Song is similar to N. canicularis & N. davisi, and looks like N. davisi.
- Eye Color: gray
- Pronotal Collar Color: olive or rusty brown
- Bug Guide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/104516
- Subject Matter Expert website: http://www.angelfire.com/ar/urobbie/tibicen_guide.html
- Taxonomic Information: Integrated Taxonomic Information System
- Song: http://www.insectsingers.com/100th_meridian_cicadas/index.html
- Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.
List of sources
- Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
- Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
- Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
- Descriptions, Colors: personal observations from specimens or photos from many sources. Descriptions are not perfect, but may be helpful.