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March 24, 2020

Fidicina mannifera

Filed under: Fidicina | Fidicinini | Richard Newfrock — Tags: — Dan @ 5:41 pm

A Fidicina mannifera from the collection of Richard Newfrock. Peru.

Fidicina mannifera  by Richard Newfrock

March 7, 2020

Fidicina mannifera from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem.

Filed under: Brazil | Fidicina | Fidicinini | Leonardo Milhomem — Tags: — Dan @ 8:13 am

Fidicina mannifera from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem. 2005.

Fidicina mannifera from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem.

February 23, 2019

Fidicina mannifera mannifera (Fabricius, 1803)

Fidicina mannifera mannifera is a cicada found in Brazil specifically, as well as South and Central America.

Photo by Leonardo Milhomem:
Fidicina mannifera from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem.

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Fidicinini
SubTribe: Fidicinina
Genus: Fidicina
Species: Fidicina mannifera mannifera (Fabricius, 1803)

November 8, 2012

Brazil Cicada Identification Challenge, Part 2

Filed under: Brazil | Fidicina | Fidicinini | Identify — Tags: — Dan @ 9:43 pm

Here is part 2. Jairo of Cigarras do Brasil – Brazilian Cicadas asked for our help to identify some unknown cicada species from Brazil. The following photographs feature cicadas from Brazil we want to identify. We are hoping folks in the cicada research community can help.

Note: All of these cicadas were photographed at Paraibuna, São Paulo. This town is close to the Paraíba Valley (Vale do Paraíba), and to São José dos Campos and Caçapava.

1) Possibly an Ariasa sp. (about 1/2 inch (1,3cm))

Possibly an Ariasa sp. (about 1/2 inch (1,3cm))

2) Possibly a Quesada sodalis (about 1 1/2 inch (4cm))

Possibly a Quesada sodalis (about 1 1/2 inch (4cm))

Possibly a Quesada sodalis (about 1 1/2 inch (4cm))

Cicadas 3, 4 and 5 were identified by David Emery as Fidicinoides picea (Walker, 1850). Learn more about Fidicnoides picea.

3) Identified: Fidicinoides picea.

Fidicinoides picea

4) Identified: Fidicinoides picea.

Fidicinoides picea

5) Identified: Fidicinoides picea.

Fidicinoides picea