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October 16, 2023

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 6

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Photos & Illustrations | Quesada — Dan @ 8:28 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 6.
More: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5.

These are photos that appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas because of the yellow coloring visible on the wings:
yellow on wings

A cicada that died while molting:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

An adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

An adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molted cicada skins on a tree:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molted cicada skins on a tree:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molted cicada skins on a tree:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molted cicada skins on a tree:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

A cicada that died while molting:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

A cicada that died while molting:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

An adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 5

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Photos & Illustrations | Quesada — Dan @ 7:58 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 5.
More: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 6.

These are nighttime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

The cicada has left its nymphal skin, and now its body can harden:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

The cicada has left its nymphal skin, and now its body can harden:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

The cicada has left its nymphal skin, and now its body can harden:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

The cicada has left its nymphal skin, and now its body can harden:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

The cicada has left its nymphal skin, and now its body can harden:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 4

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Photos & Illustrations | Quesada — Dan @ 7:33 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 4.
More: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 5, Part 6.

These are nighttime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Cicada nymph:
Cicada Nymph Photo from Costa Rica

Molting cicada:
Molting Cicada Photo from Costa Rica

Cicada nymphs on a tree:
Cicada nymphs on a tree

Teneral (soft) cicada that recently molted:
Molting Cicada Photo from Costa Rica

Teneral (soft) cicada that recently molted:
Molting Cicada Photo from Costa Rica

Teneral (soft) cicada that recently molted:
Molting Cicada Photo from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:

Teneral (soft) cicada that recently molted:
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Teneral (soft) cicada that recently molted:
Molting Cicada Photo from Costa Rica

Molting cicada:

March 17, 2020

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 3

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Dan @ 4:27 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 3.
More: Part 1, Part 2, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas based on the yellow visible on the wings:
yellow on wings

Molted cicada hardening its body:

Molted cicada hardening its body:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 2

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Tags: — Dan @ 4:18 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 2.
More: Part 1, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These are daytime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada nymph:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 1

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Tags: — Dan @ 4:13 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 1.
More: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These are daytime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Cicadas from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicadas from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

March 15, 2008

New Gallery from Jose Mora of Costa Rican Cicadas

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora — Dan @ 7:29 am

We have a new set of galleries of Costa Rican cicadas courtesy of Jose Mora. Jose wrote:

Greetings from COSTA RICA!!!!!
Hello my friend, i really like your website please keep going!!, these fantastic insects have a very unusual and fascinating life.

I’m from Costa Rica, the name of the province where I live is HEREDIA and right now we’re in “cicada season” jajajaja .

Maybe you have heard about this already, the popular name for the cicadas here and probably all the rest of hispanoamerica is “CHICHARRA”…. well i would like to share with you some pictures i took around 3 days ago in a little park near my house, hope you’ll like it!!

Here are gallery 1, gallery 2 and gallery 3.

Here’s a sample:

Costa Rican Cicada

Costa Rican Cicada

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