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March 17, 2020

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 3

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Dan @ 4:27 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 3.
More: Part 1, Part 2, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas based on the yellow visible on the wings:
yellow on wings

Molted cicada hardening its body:

Molted cicada hardening its body:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 2

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Tags: — Dan @ 4:18 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 2.
More: Part 1, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These are daytime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada nymph:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 1

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Tags: — Dan @ 4:13 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 1.
More: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These are daytime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Cicadas from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicadas from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

March 16, 2020

Tettigettalna argentata photo by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Filed under: Cicadettini | Ivan Garcia | Spain | Tettigettalna — Tags: — Dan @ 6:56 pm

Tettigettalna argentata photo by Iván Jesus Torresano García. 2014. Spain.

Tettigettalna argentata photo by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Cicada habitat in Spain:

Cicada habitat in Spain

Cicada orni photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Filed under: Cicada | Cicadini | Ivan Garcia | Spain — Tags: — Dan @ 6:48 pm

Cicada orni photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Cicada orni (Ash Cicada) blend in so well with their habitat. They’re very hard to see on the bark of a tree.

Cicada orni photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Cicada orni photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Cicada orni photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Filed under: Cicadettini | Hilaphura | Ivan Garcia | Spain — Dan @ 6:17 pm

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Filed under: Cicadettini | Euryphara | Ivan Garcia — Tags: — Dan @ 6:04 pm

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Brood XIX stragglers in NC, 2010

Filed under: Brood XIX | Magicicada | Periodical Stragglers — Tags: — Dan @ 5:38 pm

Magicicada tredecassini by Lenny Lampel Natural Resources Coordinator Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Charlotte, NC. 2010.

Magicicada tredecassini (abdomen), Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel):
Magicicada tredecassini (abdomen), Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel)

Magicicada tredecassini, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel):
Magicicada tredecassini, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel)

Magicicada tredecassini exuvia, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel):
Magicicada tredecassini exuvia, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel)

Magicicada tredecassini exuvia on spicebush, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel):
Magicicada tredecassini exuvia on spicebush, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel)

March 15, 2020

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004

Filed under: Brood X | Magicicada | Roy Troutman — Dan @ 4:14 pm

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Ohio.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adult Magicicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adults.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicadas.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adult Magicicadas.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adult Magicicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molting cicada.

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)

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