Cicada Mania

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July 12, 2020

Bladder cicada trading card

Filed under: Australia,Cystopsaltria,Pop Culture — Dan @ 3:25 pm

Bladder cicada trading card. Bladder cicadas (Genus Cystopsaltria) are found in Australia. Link to Dr. Popple’s website for more info.

Bladder cicada trading card. Bladder cicadas are found in Australia.

March 18, 2020

Tiger Prince (Macrotristria godingi) photos by Kees Green

Filed under: Australia,Cryptotympanini,Kees Green,Macrotristria — Tags: — Dan @ 5:41 pm

Tiger Prince (Macrotristria godingi) photos by Kees Green. Australia. 2013.

Tiger Prince Macrotristria goding by Kees Green
Tiger Prince Macrotristria godingi by Kees Green from 2013

Tiger Prince Macrotristria godingi by Kees Green
Tiger Prince Macrotristria godingi by Kees Green

Pauropsalta sp. photos by Kees Green

Filed under: Australia,Cicadettini,Kees Green,Pauropsalta — Dan @ 5:34 pm

Pauropsalta sp. photos by Kees Green. Australia. 2013.

Pauropsalta sp by Kees Green
Pauropsalta sp by Kees Green

Pauropsalta sp by Kees Green
Pauropsalta sp by Kees Green

Green Grocer (Cyclochila australasiae) photos by Kees Green

Filed under: Australia,Cyclochila,Cyclochilini,Kees Green — Tags: — Dan @ 5:26 pm

Green Grocer (Cyclochila australasiae) photos from Kees Green. Australia. 2013.

Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae nymph by Kees Green
Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae nymph by Kees Green

Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae moulting by Kees Green
Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae molting by Kees Green

Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae moulting by Kees Green
Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae molting by Kees Green 02

Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae moulting by Kees Green
Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae molting by Kees Green

Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae Adults by Kees Green
Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae Adults by Kees Green

March 8, 2020

Psaltoda plaga photo by Kevin Lee

Filed under: Australia,Kevin Lee,Psaltoda — Tags: — Dan @ 12:40 pm

Psaltoda plaga aka Black Prince photo by Kevin Lee.

Psaltoda plaga aka Black Prince photo by Kevin Lee.

Amongst young Aussie kids the legendary White Knight is believed to exist but it is really just a black prince. When cicadas such as double drummers and black princes first emerge they appear white and gradually they develop their distinctive pigmentation. This is the before and after shots of the same cicada.

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