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December 23, 2018

Cornuplura rudis (Walker, 1858)

Filed under: Cornuplura | Francis Walker | Mexico | Rhynchota — Dan @ 1:01 am

Cornuplura rudis (Walker, 1858) is a cicada found in Mexico.

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
SubTribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Cornuplura
Species: Cornuplura rudis (Walker, 1858)

Cornuplura rudis (Walker, 1858)
The image says Cicada rudis, but the newest name of this cicada is Cornuplura rudis.


  1. The illustration comes from Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Rhynchota. Hemiptera-Homoptera. Vol. 1. By W. L. Distant F.E.S. and The Rev. Canon W. W. Fowler, F.L.S. (1881-1905). Read it on the Biodiversity Heritage Library website.
  2. Species name verification comes from Allen Sanborn’s Catalogue of the Cicadoidea (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha).

April 12, 2016

Cornuplura nigroalbata (Davis, 1936)

Filed under: Cornuplura | United States | William T. Davis — Dan @ 11:24 am

Cornuplura nigroalbata (Davis, 1936).

Song type: Call

Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: C. nigroalbata

Name, Location and Description


Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Cornuplura
Species: Cornuplura nigroalbata (Davis, 1936)

List of sources

  1. Full Binomial Names:
  2. Common names:; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
  3. Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
  4. Descriptions, Colors: personal observations from specimens or photos from many sources. Descriptions are not perfect, but may be helpful.


  • Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.

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