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U.S.A. & Canada Cicadidae

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#NameShort NameCommon NameSynonym / Former NameLocationMapDescription Reference Sites
1Cacama californica Davis, 1919

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C. californicaCactus DodgerCA, NVPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
2Cacama crepitans (Van Duzee, 1914)

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C. crepitansCactus DodgerCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: brown
  • Collar: black and brown
  • Description: Black with brown highlights and white pruinose.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
3Cacama valvata (Uhler, 1888)
Common Cactus Dodger

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C. valvataCommon Cactus DodgerAZ, CA, CO, KS, NV, NM, OK, TX, UT PDF Map
  • Eyes: beige and black mix
  • Collar: black with gold highlights
  • Description: Black with gold highlights and white pruinose.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
4Clidophleps beameri Davis, 1936

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C. beameriCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
5Clidophleps blaisdellii (Uhler, 1892)

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C. blaisdelliAZ, CAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
6Clidophleps distanti distanti (Van Duzee, 1914)

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C. distanti distantiCA, NVPDF Map
  • Eyes: beige
  • Collar: brown
  • Description: Black and brown.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
7Clidophleps distanti truncata (Van Duzee, 1914)

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C. distanti truncataCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
8Clidophleps rotundifrons (Davis, 1916)

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C. rotundifronsAZ, CAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
9Clidophleps tenuis Davis, 1927

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C. tenuisCA, NVPDF Map
  • Eyes: beige
  • Collar: black and orange
  • Description: Black and orange.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
10Clidophleps vagans Davis, 1925

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C. vagansAZ, CA, NVPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
11Clidophleps wrighti Davis, 1926

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C. wrightiCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: beige
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black and orange.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
12Diceroprocta apache (Davis, 1921)
Citrus Cicada

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D. apacheCitrus CicadaAZ, CA, CO, NV, UT PDF Map
  • Eyes: red or beige
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Black and beige.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
13Neoplatypedia ampliata (Van Duzee, 1915)

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N. ampliataCA, ORPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
14Neoplatypedia constricta Davis, 1920

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N. constrictaAZ, CA, CO, ID, NV, NM OR, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Black and beige.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
15Okanagana annulata Davis, 1935

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O. annulataCA, COPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
16Okanagana arboraria Wymore, 1934

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O. arborariaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
17Okanagana arctostaphylae Van Duzee, 1915

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O. arctostaphylaeCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
18Okanagana aurora Davis, 1936

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O. auroraCA, NVPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: black
  • Description: Black body, orange wings and legs. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
19Okanagana bella Davis, 1919
Mountain Cicada

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O. bellaMountain CicadaAB, AZ, BC, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY PDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
20Okanagana canadensis (Provancher, 1889)
Canadian Cicada

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O. canadensisCanadian CicadaAB, BC, CA, CO, ID, ME, MB, MI, MN, MT, NB, NH, NY, NT, OH, ON, OR, PA, QC, SK, SD, UT, VT, WIPDF Map
  • Eyes: dark gray
  • Collar: black and beige
  • Description: Black with beige highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
21Okanagana canescens Van Duzee, 1915

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O. canescensCA, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: black and orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
22Okanagana catalina Davis, 1936

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O. catalinaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
23Okanagana cruentifera (Uhler, 1892)

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O. cruentiferaCA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
24Okanagana ferrugomaculata Davis, 1936

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O. ferrugomaculataCA, CO, ID, OR, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
25Okanagana fratercula Davis, 1915

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O. fraterculaAB, BC, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
26Okanagana gibbera Davis, 1927

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O. gibberaCA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: ?
  • Collar: black and orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
27Okanagana hesperia (Uhler, 1872)

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O. hesperiaAZ, CA, CO, KS, MT, NE NV, NM, OK, SD, TX, UT, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: gray
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black and light orange
  • Lifecycle: Annual
28Okanagana hirsuta Davis

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O. hirsutaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: ?
  • Collar: black and orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
29Okanagana luteobasalis Davis, 1935

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O. luteobasalisAB, BC, CA, CO, ID, MB, MT, NV, ND, OR, UT, WA, WY PDF Map
  • Eyes: ?
  • Collar: light orange
  • Description: Black with light orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
30Okanagana magnifica Davis, 1919

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O. magnificaAZ, CA, CO, NV, NM, OR, UT, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: gray
  • Collar: black?
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
31Okanagana mariposa mariposa Davis, 1915

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O. mariposa mariposaAZ, CA, NM, OR, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: light orange
  • Description: Black with light orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
32Okanagana napa Davis, 1919

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O. napaCA, ID, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
33Okanagana nigriviridis Davis, 1921

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O. nigriviridisCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: Green
  • Collar: light green
  • Description: Light green and black.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
34Okanagana nigrodorsata Davis, 1923

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O. nigrodorsataCA, NV, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: black and dark brown
  • Description: Black with dark brown highlights. Pruinose.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
35Okanagana occidentalis (Walker in Lord, 1866)

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O. occidentalisAZ, BC, AB, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Black with beige highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
36Okanagana opacipennis Davis

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O. opacipennisCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: orange?
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Orange and black
  • Lifecycle: Annual
37Okanagana oregona Davis, 1916

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O. oregonaCA, ID, MT, OR, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: ?
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black and orange.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
38Okanagana orithyia Bliven, 1964

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O. orithyiaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
39Okanagana ornata Van Duzee, 1915

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O. ornataBC, CA, ID, NV, ORPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
40Okanagana pallidula Davis, 1917

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O. pallidulaCA, NV, ORPDF Map
  • Eyes: ?
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
41Okanagana pernix Bliven, 1964

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O. pernixCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
42Okanagana rhadine Bliven, 1964

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O. rhadineCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
43Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830)
Say's Cicada

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O. rimosa rimosaSay's CicadaAB, BC, CA, CT, ID, IL, IN, IA, ME, MB, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NV, NB, NH, NJ, NY, ND, OH, ON, OR, PA, QC, SD, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
44Okanagana rubrovenosa Davis, 1915

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O. rubrovenosaAZ, CA, OR, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: varies
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black and orange. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
45Okanagana salicicola Bliven, 1964

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O. salicicolaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
46Okanagana sequoiae Bliven, 1964

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O. sequoiaeCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
47Okanagana simulata Davis, 1921

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O. simulataCA, ORPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
48Okanagana sperata Van Duzee, 1935

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O. sperataCA, NVPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
49Okanagana striatipes (Haldeman, 1852)

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O. striatipesAZ, CA, CO, ID, KS, MT, NE, NV, NM, OR, SD, UT, WY PDF Map
  • Eyes: gray
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Beige and black.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
50Okanagana synodica synodica (Say, 1825)

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O. synodica synodicaWalking CicadaAB, AZ, CA, CO, IA, KS, MO, MT, NE, NM, ND, OR, SD, TX, UT, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: red
  • Collar: light orange
  • Description: Light orange and black.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
51Okanagana triangulata Davis, 1915

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O. triangulataCA, NVPDF Map
  • Eyes: orange?
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Orange and black
  • Lifecycle: Annual
52Okanagana tristis rubrobasalis Davis, 1926

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O. tristis rubrobasalisCA, NVPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
53Okanagana tristis tristis Van Duzee, 1915

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O. tristis tristisAZ, CA, NV, OR, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: gray
  • Collar: black
  • Description: Black with some beige
  • Lifecycle: Annual
54Okanagana uncinata Van Duzee, 1915

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O. uncinataCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
55Okanagana utahensis Davis, 1919

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O. utahensisAZ, BC, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
56Okanagana vanduzeei Distant, 1914

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O. vanduzeeiBC, CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: light white
  • Collar: yellow
  • Description: Black with yellow. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
57Okanagana vandykei Van Duzee, 1915

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O. vandykeiCA, ORPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
58Okanagana venusta Davis, 1935

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O. venustaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights
  • Lifecycle: Annual
59Okanagana villosa Davis, 1941

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O. villosaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
60Okanagana vocalis Bliven, 1964

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O. vocalisCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
61Okanagana wymorei Davis, 1935

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O. wymoreiCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights
  • Lifecycle: Annual
62Okanagodes gracilis gracilis Davis, 1919

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O. gracilis gracilisAZ, CA, NV, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: beige
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Beige with black.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
63Okanagodes gracilis viridis Davis, 1934

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O. gracilis viridisAZ, CAPDF Map
  • Eyes: brown?
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Beige?
  • Lifecycle: Annual
64Platypedia aperta Van Duzee, 1915

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P. apertaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
65Platypedia areolata (Uhler, 1861)

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P. areolataBC, CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY PDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Black with some beige. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
66Platypedia barbata Davis, 1920

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P. barbataCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: pink?
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Black and beige.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
67Platypedia bernardinoensis Davis, 1932

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P. bernardinoensisAZ, CA, CO, NMPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
68Platypedia falcata Davis, 1920

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P. falcataAZ, CA, OR, TX, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
69Platypedia intermedia Van Duzee, 1915

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P. intermediaCA, NVPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
70Platypedia laticapitata Davis, 1921

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P. laticapitataCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
71Platypedia mariposa Davis, 1935

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P. mariposaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
72Platypedia middlekauffi Simons, 1953

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P. middlekauffiCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
73Platypedia minor Uhler, 1888

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P. minorCA, ORPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: black and brown
  • Description: Black with brown highlights. Hairy. Tennis racket wings.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
74Platypedia mohavensis mohavensis Davis, 1920

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P. mohavensis mohavensisAZ, CA, CO, NV, NM, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
75Platypedia mohavensis rufescens Davis, 1932

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P. mohavensis rufescensAZ, CA, CO, NV, NM, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
76Platypedia putnami keddiensis Davis, 1920

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P. putnami keddiensisPutnam's CicadaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: light orange
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
77Platypedia putnami lutea Davis, 1920

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P. putnami luteaPutnam's CicadaAZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, SD, UT, WA, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
78Platypedia putnami occidentalis Davis, 1920

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P. putnami occidentalisPutnam's CicadaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
79Platypedia putnami putnami (Uhler, 1877)

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P. putnami putnamiPutnam's CicadaAZ, BC, CA, CO, ID, MT, NE, NV, NM, OR, SD, UT, WA,WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
80Platypedia rufipes Davis, 1920

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P. rufipesCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
81Platypedia scotti Davis, 1935

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P. scottiCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
82Platypedia similis Davis, 1920

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P. similisCA, ORPDF Map
  • Eyes: black?
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Black with beige highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
83Platypedia sylvesteri Simons, 1953

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P. sylvesteriCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
84Platypedia tomentosa Davis, 1942

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P. tomentosaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: light
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Black with beige highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
85Platypedia usingeri Simons, 1953

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P. usingeriCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
86Platypedia vanduzeei Davis, 1920

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P. vanduzeeiCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
87Tibicinoides cupreosparsa (Uhler, 1889)

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T. cupreosparsaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
88Tibicinoides mercedita (Davis, 1915)

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T. merceditaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: brown?
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Brown and orange
  • Lifecycle: Annual
89Tibicinoides minuta (Davis, 1915)

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T. minutaCAPDF Map
  • Eyes: brown?
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Brown and orange
  • Lifecycle: Annual

Maps

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.

Notes:

  • n/a means not (currently) available, not not applicable.
  • Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.

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The SVG Map interface is based on this map from the Wikimedia Commons by Lokal_Profil.