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April 13, 2016

Hadoa townsendii (Uhler, 1905)

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Hadoa | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 4:17 pm

Hadoa townsendii (Uhler, 1905)

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: H. townsendii

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Hadoa
Species: Hadoa townsendii (Uhler, 1905)

List of sources

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names: BugGuide.net; 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.

Notes:

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

Hadoa texana Metcalf, 1963

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Hadoa | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 4:11 pm

Hadoa texana Metcalf, 1963.

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: H. texana

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Hadoa
Species: Hadoa texana Metcalf, 1963

List of sources

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names: BugGuide.net; 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.

Notes:

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

Hadoa simplex Davis, 1941

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Hadoa | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 4:08 pm

Hadoa simplex Davis, 1941.

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: H. simplex

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Hadoa
Species: Hadoa simplex Davis, 1941

List of sources

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names: BugGuide.net; 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.

Notes:

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

Hadoa parallela Davis, 1923

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Hadoa | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 4:02 pm

Hadoa parallela Davis, 1923

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: H. parallela

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Hadoa
Species: Hadoa parallela Davis, 1923

List of sources

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names: BugGuide.net; 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.

Notes:

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

Hadoa longiopercula Davis, 1926

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Hadoa | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 4:01 pm

Hadoa longiopercula Davis, 1926

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: H. longipercula

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Hadoa
Species: Hadoa longiopercula Davis, 1926

List of sources

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names: BugGuide.net; 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.

Notes:

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

Hadoa inaudita Davis, 1917

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Hadoa | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 3:58 pm

Hadoa inaudita Davis, 1917.

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: H. inaudita

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Name, Location and Description

W.T. Davis’ description1 from 1917:

Type male from west of Vega, Oldham County, Texas, July 15, 1917 (Miss McGill). Davis collection.

A black and light orange or straw-colored species, with rather prominent eyes, and a conspicuous pruinose spot on each side of the abdomen. Head above black with the following marks light orange-colored : a spot on the rather prominent front, a triangular one just behind this, two small ones (one larger than the other) above each antenna, and an irregular one each side of the ocelli at the back of the head. Pronotum black with the anterior margin faintly touched with light orange; the posterior margin more broadly so, the light band being about one half a millimeter in width. The anterior angles are light orange, and the tops of the raised portions, occupying the central part of the pronotum, are orange-colored and darker than the margins. Mesonotum black with a well defined pruinose stripe on each side near the base of the wings. The hind margin is light orange including the ridges of the elevated X. The central portion is occupied by two light spots at the extremities of the X, and anterior to the depressions there are four others, the two central spots being curved and the outer ones more rounded. Tergum black with two pruinose spots at the base, one large one each side below the tympanum, and the eighth segment also conspicuously pruinose. The posterior edge of each segment is narrowly edged with light orange. Fore wings with the costal margins straw-colored to the end of the radial cells, beyond darkened; subcostal veins black; first and second cross veins infuscated. The basal cell of each fore wing contains a conspicuous black, longitudinal mark, with the posterior portion of the cell nearly clear. The flaps of both fore and hind wings are grayish in color. Beneath light straw-colored, with what dark margins there are about the head, nearly concealed by pruinose. The transverse rugae are orange with the sides black and the hollows well filled with white silken hairs. There are also many hairs in the rather shallow median sulcus, and longer ones under the eyes. The legs are straw-colored, inconspicuously touched and lined with black. The opercula, straw-colored with the extremities rounded and the inner margins

Male Type

Length of body: 23mm
Width of head across eyes: 9mm
Expanse of fore wings: 67mm
Greatest width of operculum: 5mm
Greatest length of operculum: 5mm

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Hadoa
Species: Hadoa inaudita Davis, 1917

List of sources

  1. Wm. T. Davis. SONORAN CICADAS COLLECTED BY HARRY H. KNIGHT, DR. JOSEPH BEQUAERT AND OTHERS, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF NEW SPECIES. Journal New York Entomological Society. Vol. xxv. 1917
  2. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  3. Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
  4. Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
  5. Descriptions, Colors: personal observations from specimens or photos from many sources. Descriptions are not perfect, but may be helpful.

Notes:

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

Hadoa duryi Davis, 1917

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Hadoa | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 3:47 pm

Hadoa duryi Davis, 1917

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: H. duryi

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Name, Location and Description

W.T. Davis’ description1 from 1917:

Type male, Jemez Springs, New Mexico, 7,000 ft., June 27, 1917 (John Woodgate). Davis collection.
Allotype female. Box Canyon, Grant County, June, 1912 (Charles Dury). Davis collection.

A black and reddish species much resembling an Okanagana in coloring, especially when the wings are closed. The head at the eyes not much broader than the front margin of the pronotum.

Head above black with the following marks deep orange in color: a spot on front, a somewhat triangularly shaped one just behind this, one above each antenna, and one irregular spot each side of the ocelli at the back of the head extending to back of the eyes. Pronotum black margined with orange, and slightly broader so on the posterior margin than on the anterior and sides. The tops of the raised portions occupying the central part of the pronotum are deep orange-colored and darker than the margins. Mesonotum black with a pruinose spot each side near the anterior margin (sometimes nearly obliterated), and a pruinose stripe each side near the base of the wings. The hind margin, the elevated portion of the X, two spots at the extremities of the X , and four spots (two inner curved) beyond the depression, orange. Tergum black with two pruinose spots at the base, one large one each side below the tympanum on the third segment, and also more or less conspicuously pruinose on the eighth segment. The posterior margins of all of the segments, except the first and second, narrowly lined with red, which is conspicuously broadened on the eighth segment of the female. The female from Fort Grant, Arizona, has a blacker dorsum, but the hind margin of the eighth segment is conspicuously red. Fore wing with the costal margin straw-colored to the end of the wing ; subcostal vein black ; first and second cross veins infuscated. The basal cell of each fore wing with about the outer half conspicuously blackened ; more clear at base. The wings are red at base, including the flaps of both the fore and hind pair. There are also some conspicuous black markings interspersed with the red at the base of the wings. Beneath orange, with what dark markings there are about the head nearly concealed by pruinose and silvery hairs. The transverse rugs are black; the legs are orange conspicuously streaked with black. The opercula orange, with the extremities rounded and the inner margins over-lapping. The last ventral segment orange, narrowed and somewhat rounded at the extremity. The valve also orange-colored. The external parts of the genitalia nearly all black.

Male Type | Female Allotype
Length of body: 28mm | 26mm
Width of head across eyes: 10mm |9.5mm
Expanse of fore wings: 73mm | 74mm
Greatest width of fore wing: 11.5mm | 11.5mm
Greatest width of operculum: 6mm |n/a
Greatest length of operculum: 6mm |n/a

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Hadoa
Species: Hadoa duryi Davis, 1917

List of sources

  1. Wm. T. Davis. SONORAN CICADAS COLLECTED BY HARRY H. KNIGHT, DR. JOSEPH BEQUAERT AND OTHERS, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF NEW SPECIES. Journal New York Entomological Society. Vol. xxv. 1917
  2. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  3. Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
  4. Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
  5. Descriptions, Colors: personal observations from specimens or photos from many sources. Descriptions are not perfect, but may be helpful.

Notes:

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

Hadoa chiricahua Davis, 1923

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Hadoa | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 3:33 pm

Hadoa chiricahua Davis, 1923

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: H. chiricahua

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Hadoa
Species: Hadoa chiricahua Davis, 1923

List of sources

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names: BugGuide.net; 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.

Notes:

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

Hadoa bifida (Davis, 1916)

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Hadoa | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 3:29 pm

Hadoa bifida (Davis, 1916)

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: H. bifida

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Hadoa
Species: Hadoa bifida (Davis, 1916)

List of sources

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names: BugGuide.net; 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.

Notes:

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

July 10, 2015

Major Changes to the Tibicen genera

Sometimes you wake up and the whole world is different. See this cicada:

Teneral Neotibicen tibicen
photo by me.

… when I went to sleep she was a Tibicen tibicen tibicen, but now I know she is a Neotibicen tibicen tibicen. 10 years ago, she was a Tibicen chloromera. 130 years ago, she was Cicada tibicen. Cicada names change as researchers discover their differences.

Two new papers have split the Tibicen (or Lyristes) genera into many genera: Tibicen (European Tibicen), Auritibicen (Tibicen of Asia/Japan), Neotibicen (mostly eastern North American Tibicen), and Hadoa (Tibicen of the western United States).

The first paper is Description of a new genus, Auritibicen gen. nov., of Cryptotympanini (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) with redescriptions of Auritibicen pekinensis (Haupt, 1924) comb. nov. and Auritibicen slocumi (Chen, 1943) comb. nov. from China and a key to the species of Auritibicen by Young June Lee, 2015, Zootaxa 3980 (2): 241–254. This paper establishes the new genera Auritibicen, and the members of the Tibicen/Lyristes genera fall into that genera. Here is a link. So, Tibicen flammatus aka Lyristes flammatus of Japan, for example, becomes Auritibicen flammatus.

A. flammatus
Auritibicen flammatus photo by Osamu Hikino.

The second paper is Molecular phylogenetics, diversification, and systematics of Tibicen Latreille 1825 and allied cicadas of the tribe Cryptotympanini, with three new genera and emphasis on species from the USA and Canada (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadidae) by Kathy B. R. Hill, David C. Marshall, Maxwell S. Moulds & Chris Simon. 2015, Zootaxa 3985 (2): 219–251. This paper establishes the Neotibicen (Hill and Moulds), and Hadoa (Moulds) genera. This paper also sought to establish the Subsolanus genera for the Asian Tibicen/Lyristes species but the previously mentioned paper by Young June Lee has precedence because it was published first. Link to paper.

To recap, European Tibicen/Lyristes are Tibicen

Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García
Tibicen plebejus photo by Iván Jesus Torresano García.

… Asian Tibicen/Lyristes are now Auritibicen. Mostly-eastern North American Tibicen are now Neotibicen, and Western North American Tibicen are now Hadoa. Note that, the catagorization is not due to location, but to genetic and physiological evaluation (read the papers).

Needless to say this website and others have a lot of name changing to do, but in the mean time, here’s where the North American species fall out:

Neotibicen
Tibicen auletes Neotibicen auletes
Tibicen auriferus Neotibicen auriferus
Tibicen canicularis Neotibicen canicularis
Tibicen cultriformis Neotibicen cultriformis
Tibicen davisi davisi Neotibicen davisi davisi
Tibicen davisi harnedi Neotibicen davisi harnedi
Tibicen dealbatus Neotibicen dealbatus
Tibicen dorsatus Neotibicen dorsatus
Tibicen figuratus Neotibicen figuratus
Tibicen latifasciatus Neotibicen latifasciatus
Tibicen linnei Neotibicen linnei
Tibicen lyricen engelhardti Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti
Tibicen lyricen lyricen Neotibicen lyricen lyricen
Tibicen lyricen virescens Neotibicen lyricen virescens
Tibicen pronotalis pronotalis Neotibicen pronotalis pronotalis
Tibicen pronotalis walkeri Neotibicen pronotalis walkeri
Tibicen pruinosus fulvus Neotibicen pruinosus fulvus
Tibicen pruinosus pruinosus Neotibicen pruinosus pruinosus
Tibicen resh Neotibicen resh
Tibicen resonans Neotibicen resonans
Tibicen robinsonianus Neotibicen robinsonianus
Tibicen similaris Neotibicen similaris
Tibicen superbus Neotibicen superbus
Tibicen tibicen australis Neotibicen tibicen australis
Tibicen tibicen tibicen Neotibicen tibicen tibicen
Tibicen tremulus Neotibicen tremulus
Tibicen winnemanna Neotibicen winnemanna
Hadoa
Tibicen bifidus Hadoa bifida
Tibicen chiricahua Hadoa chiricahua
Tibicen duryi Hadoa duryi
Tibicen inauditus Hadoa inaudita
Tibicen longioperculus Hadoa longiopercula
Tibicen neomexicensis Hadoa neomexicensis
Tibicen parallelus Hadoa parallela
Tibicen simplex Hadoa simplex
Tibicen texanus Hadoa texana
Tibicen townsendii Hadoa townsendii