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March 16, 2020

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Filed under: Cicadettini | Euryphara | Ivan Garcia — Tags: — Dan @ 6:04 pm

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

March 15, 2020

An assortment of cicada photos from Joe Green

Filed under: Joe Green — Tags: , — Dan @ 4:42 pm

An assortment of cicada photos from Joe Green. 2009. Florida.

Neocicada hieroglyphica:
Neocicada hieroglyphica by Joe Green. Florida. 2009.

Cicada exuvia:
Cicada exuvia. Photo by Joe Green. 2009. Florida.

Cicada exuvia:
Cicada exuvia by Joe Green. 2009. Florida.

Cicada nymph:
Cicada nymph by Joe Green. 2009. Florida.

Megatibicen auletes:
Teneral Megatibicen auletes. Photo by Joe Green. Florida. 2009.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004

Filed under: Brood X | Magicicada | Roy Troutman — Dan @ 4:14 pm

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Ohio.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adult Magicicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adults.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicadas.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adult Magicicadas.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adult Magicicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molting cicada.

Various Megatibicen and Neotibicen compared

This image was created by Paul Krombholz back when Megatibicen and Neotibicen were just Tibicen.

Tibicen composite by Paul Krombholz

Top row, left to right:
Neotibicen davisi (formerly Tibicen davisi)
Megatibicen auletes (formerly Tibicen auletes)
Megatibicen figuratus (formerly Tibicen figurata)
Megatibicen pronotalis (formerly Tibicen marginalis)

Bottom row, left to right:
Neotibicen tibicen tibicen (formerly Tibicen chloromera)
Neotibicen pruinosus (formerly Tibicen pruinosa)
Neotibicen lyricen (formerly Tibicen lyricen)

March 13, 2020

Formotosena montivaga (Distant, 1889)

Filed under: Formotosena | Michel Chantraine | Polyneurini | Thailand — Tags: — Dan @ 7:08 pm

Formotosena montivaga (Distant, 1889). Photo by Michel Chantraine. This cicada is found in Thailand.

Formotosena montivaga (Distant, 1889)

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Polyneurini
SubTribe: Formotosenina
Genus: Formotosena
Species: Formotosena montivaga (Distant, 1889)

March 8, 2020

Magicicada photos by Les Daniels, part 3.

Filed under: Les Daniels | Magicicada — Dan @ 2:33 pm

Magicicada photos by Les Daniels, part 3. Here’s part 1 and part 2.

Les has a book called The Season of the Cicadas, which I recommend.

Magicicada adult

Magicicada adult

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Nymphs

Nymphs

Magicicada adult

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Magicicada chimney

Magicicada chimney

Magicicada adults

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Magicicada adults

Magicicada photos by Les Daniels, part 2

Filed under: Les Daniels | Magicicada — Dan @ 2:27 pm

Magicicada photos by Les Daniels, part 2. Heres part 1 and part 3.

Les has a book called The Season of the Cicadas, which I recommend.

Adult Magicicada

Adult Magicicada

Adult Magicicadas

Adult Magicicadas

Adult Magicicadas

Adult Magicicadas

Teneral Magicicada

Teneral Magicicada

Adult Magicicada

Adult Magicicada

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Exuvia

Exuvia

Adult Magicicada

Adult Magicicada

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Nymph

Nymph

Adult Magicicada

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Exuvia

Exuvia

Adult Magicicadas

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Magicicada photos by Les Daniels, part 1

Filed under: Les Daniels | Magicicada — Dan @ 2:22 pm

Magicicada photos by Les Daniels, part 1. Here’s part 2 and part 3.

Les has a book called The Season of the Cicadas, which I recommend.

Adult Magicicadas by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicadas by Les Daniels

Exuvia

Exuvia

Magicicada

Magicicada

Exuvia

Exuvia

Adult Magicicada

Adult Magicicada

Mating adults

Mating adults

Adult Magicicada

Adult Magicicada

Exit hole

Exit hole

Teneral Magicicada

Teneral Magicicada

Teneral Magicicada

Teneral Magicicada

Magicicada

Magicicada

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Dead Magicicadas

Dead Magicicadas

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicadas by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicadas by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicada photograph by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicadas by Les Daniels

Adult Magicicadas by Les Daniels

Okanagana Cicada Photos by Les Daniels

Filed under: Les Daniels | Okanagana | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 2:06 pm

Okanagana cicada photos by Les Daniels. Les has a book called The Season of the Cicadas, which I recommend.

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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