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February 28, 2019

Can you identify this cicada from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia? (Cryptotympana aquila)

Filed under: Cryptotympana,Cryptotympanini,Identify,Malaysia — Dan @ 1:01 am

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Can you identify this cicada from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia? The photo was taken by photographer Karim Madoya.

Update: here’s what it is: Cryptotympana aquila.

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
SubFamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
SubTribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Cryptotympana
Species: Cryptotympana aquila (Walker, 1850)

More info about this cicada.

3 Comments »

  1. S-Azman says:

    Cryptotympana praeclara Hayashi

  2. Zubair Ahmed says:

    Dear Sir,
    i think it is Melampsalta spp.

  3. Hiroyuki Imai says:

    Cryptotympana aquila

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