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September 21, 2008

Bottle Cicada

Filed under: Australia | Chlorocysta — Tags: — Dan @ 1:30 pm

Profile of a Cicada, originally uploaded by Peppergroyne.

This is a Bottle Cicada from Australia.


  1. Joyce says:

    First time in my long life I’ve ever seen one of these – thought it was an immature stage of the common one. Wow!

  2. michelle says:

    hello,im interested in if anyone else has ever come accross a green bottle cicada with green wings

  3. Paul says:

    not bloated. the abdomen is hollow – and used to create a deeper drumming sound than the normal cicada song.

  4. David E says:

    This a male- they are all out around Brisbane at present.

  5. bug_girl says:

    wow! Is this a female? She seems a bit…bloated.

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