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March 24, 2020

Megatibicen dealbatus

Filed under: Bill Reynolds | Cryptotympanini | Megatibicen | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 9:07 pm

Megatibicen dealbatus from Bill Reynolds’ collection.

Neotibicen dealbatus from Bill Reynolds collection

Megatibicen dorsatus

Filed under: Bill Reynolds | Cryptotympanini | Megatibicen | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 9:04 pm

Megatibicen dorsatus from Bill Reynolds’ collection.

Neotibicen dorsatus from Bill Reynolds collection

March 19, 2020

White-eyed cicada found by Nathan Voss of Spring Hill, TN

Filed under: Brood XIX | Eye Color | Megatibicen — Dan @ 6:41 pm

White-eyed cicada found by Nathan Voss of Spring Hill, TN. Brood XIX. 2011.

White-eyed cicada found by Nathan Voss of Spring Hill, TN. Brood XIX. 2011.

White-eyed Magicicada found by Jack Willey of Nashville, TN

Filed under: Brood XIX | Eye Color | Megatibicen — Dan @ 6:37 pm

White-eyed Magicicada found by Jack Willey of Nashville, TV. 2011. Brood XIX.

White-eyed Magicicada found by Jack Willey of Nashville TV

White-eyed Magicicada found by Jack Willey of Nashville TV

March 18, 2020

Megatibicen resh gallery

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Megatibicen | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 6:00 pm

Megatibicen resh, aka the Resh Cicada. Photos are from the summer of 2018, Dallas, Texas. Photos by me (Dan Mozgai). Read about Megatibicen resh aka the Resh Cicada.

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Megatibicen resh adult:
Megatibicen resh

Megatibicen resh adult:
Adult Megatibicen resh

Megatibicen resh nymph:
Resh nymph

Megatibicen resh nymph:
Nymph

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Megatibicen resh, Megatibicen auletes and Neotibicen tibicen exuvia (skins, shells, molts) compared
Exuvia compared

March 15, 2020

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)

Bill Lesar’s 2005 Megatibicen dorsatus Gallery

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Megatibicen | Photos & Illustrations — Tags: — Dan @ 10:58 am

Bill Lesar’s 2005 Megatibicen dorsatus Gallery. The genus of this cicada changed from Tibicen to Neotibicen, and not it is Megatibicen (circa 2020).

Bill Lesar's 2005 Megatibicen dorsatus

Bill Lesar's 2005 Megatibicen dorsatus

February 29, 2020

Squashed Megatibicen auletes

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Megatibicen — Tags: — Dan @ 4:36 pm

Squashed Megatibicen auletes. Not sure who stepped on it. It’s an interesting look at its anatomy.

Poor smashed Megatibicen auletes.

Megatibicen auletes found in Winston-Salem, NC by Erin Dickinson

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Megatibicen — Tags: — Dan @ 4:19 pm

Megatibicen auletes found in Winston-Salem, NC by Erin Dickinson. The year was 2011. The cicada’s name was Mortimer. No kidding.

Megatibicen auletes found in Winston-Salem, NC by Erin Dickinson. 2011.

Megatibicen auletes found in Winston-Salem, NC by Erin Dickinson. 2011.

Megatibicen resonans photos by Joe Green

Filed under: Joe Green | Megatibicen | Photos & Illustrations | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 9:16 am

Neotibicen resonans photos by Joe Green from 2007, taken in Florida.

Neotibicen resonans photos by Joe Green from 2007, taken in Florida.

Neotibicen resonans photos by Joe Green from 2007, taken in Florida.

Neotibicen resonans photos by Joe Green from 2007, taken in Florida.

Neotibicen resonans photos by Joe Green from 2007, taken in Florida.

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