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March 1, 2020

More of Joe Green’s Neocicada hieroglyphica photos from 2007, Florida

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Joe Green’s Neocicada hieroglyphica photos from 2007, Florida, part 2:

Joe Green’s Neocicada hieroglyphica photos from 2007, Florida

Filed under: Cicadini,Joe Green,Neocicada — Tags: — Dan @ 7:48 pm

Joe Green’s Neocicada hieroglyphica photos from 2007, Florida, part 1:

February 29, 2020

100x Magnification of N. tibicen cicada parts

Filed under: Anatomy,Neocicada — Dan @ 3:32 pm

100x Magnification of Neotibicen tibicen cicada parts using an EyeClops camera. 2011.

N. tibicen clypeus:
N. tibicen clypeus

N. tibicen eye:
N. tibicen eye

N. tibicen rostrum:
N. tibicen rostrum

N. tibicen wing:
N. tibicen wing

Neotibicen photos by Elise Solloway from 2005

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Neotibicen photos by Elise Solloway, from 2005.

Photos taken southwest of Woodward, Oklahoma, the first week in July, 2005 and in Oklahoma in August, 2005
Neotibicen photos by Elise Solloway, from 2005.

Neotibicen superbus photos by Elise Solloway, from 2005.

Neotibicen superbus photos by Elise Solloway, from 2005.

Neotibicen superbus photos by Elise Solloway, from 2005.

Neotibicen photos by Elise Solloway, from 2005.

Neotibicen photos by Elise Solloway, from 2005.

Neotibicen photos by Elise Solloway, from 2005.

Neotibicen photos by Elise Solloway, from 2005.

Neotibicen superbus:
Neotibicen superbus

January 9, 2019

Neocicada australamexicana Sanborn & Sueur, 2005

Neocicada australamexicana Sanborn & Sueur, 2005 is a cicada found in Mexico. There’s a very similar cicada in the United Stated called Neocicada hieroglyphica hieroglyphica (Say, 1830).

Neocicada australamexicana was formerly known as Tettigia hieroglyphica.

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
SubFamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cicadini
SubTribe: Leptopsaltriina [slender Harp player in Greek]
Genus: Neocicada
Species: Neocicada australamexicana Sanborn & Sueur, 2005

Neocicada australamexicana Sanborn & Sueur, 2005
The image says Tettigia hieroglyphica, but the newest name for this cicada is Neocicada australamexicana.

References:

  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 information comes from Allen Sanborn’s Catalogue of the Cicadoidea (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha).

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