Cicada Mania

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February 28, 2019

Thopha sessiliba Distant, 1892

Filed under: Australia,Kees Green,Thopha,W. L. Distant — Dan @ 1:01 am

Thopha sessiliba is a cicada found in Australia. It is also known as the Northern Double Drummer.

Photo by Kees Green:
Thopha sessilibia by Kees Green

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
SubFamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Thophini
Genus: Thopha
Species: Thopha sessiliba Distant, 1892

For more information about this cicada, visit A web guide toThe cicadas of Australia by L. W. Popple.