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February 29, 2020

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

Filed under: Megatibicen | Tacuini (Cryptotympanini) — 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.

* Note as of 2023 the name of this cicada has changed to Megatibicen grossus. You can also call it a Northern Dusk-Signing Cicada.

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 linnei photo by Tom Lehmkuhl

Filed under: Art | Neotibicen | Tacuini (Cryptotympanini) | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 2:53 pm

Tom Lehmkuhl sent us this photo of an uninvited house guest, a Neotibicen linnei cicada.

Tom Lehmkuhl sent us this photo of an uninvited house guest (Neotibicen linnei).

Yellow Monday by Tom Katzoulopolopoulous

Filed under: Australia | Cyclochila | Cyclochilini — Tags: — Dan @ 2:39 pm

Yellow Monday (Cyclochila australasiae) photos by Tom Katzoulopolopoulous.

Yellow Monday (Cyclochila australasiae) photos by Tom Katzoulopolopoulous.

Yellow Monday (Cyclochila australasiae) photos by Tom Katzoulopolopoulous.

Magicicada skins blanket the ground around the roots of a tree

Filed under: Brood I | Exuvia | John Cooley | Magicicada | Periodical — Dan @ 12:25 pm

Magicicada skins (exuvia) blanket the ground around the roots of a tree. This is a photo of periodical cicada skins taken by John Cooley of Cicadas @ UCONN (formerly Magicicada.org) in Warriors’ Path State Park, TN, in 2012. Brood I.

2012 Tennessee photo by John Cooley

Mating Sulphogaeana sulphurea (Westwood, 1839)

Filed under: Gaeanini | Sulphogaeana — Tags: — Dan @ 12:10 pm

Sulphogaeana sulphurea (Westwood, 1839). Photo by Jeff Blincow, Taken in Bhutan.

Mating Gaeana sulphurea from Bhutan taken by Jeff Blincow

These cicadas are mating. Sulphogaeana sulphurea was previously known as Gaeana sulphurea.

Dundubia vaginata (Fabricis, 1787) with missing abdomen

Filed under: Dundubia | Dundubiini | Malaysia | Photos & Illustrations — Tags: — Dan @ 12:01 pm

Dundubia vaginata (Fabricis, 1787) with a missing abdomen. The photo was taken in Malaysia. The photographer wishes to be anonymous.

Dundubia vaginata (Fabricis, 1787) with a missing abdomen. The photo was taken in Malaysia. The photographer wishes to be anonymous.

Dundubia vaginata (Fabricis, 1787) with a missing abdomen. The photo was taken in Malaysia. The photographer wishes to be anonymous.

A male Tosena species cicada from Sapa Vietnam photo by Martin Kolner

Filed under: Martin Kolner | Tosena | Tosenini — Dan @ 11:51 am

A male Tosena species cicada from Sapa Vietnam photo by Martin Kolner

A male Tosena species cicada from Sapa Vietnam photo by Martin Kolner

Circa 2013.

A Tosena species cicada from Sapa Vietnam photo by Martin Kolner

Filed under: Martin Kolner | Tosena | Tosenini — Dan @ 11:48 am

A Tosena species cicada from Sapa Vietnam photo by Martin Kolner

A Tosena species cicada from Sapa Vietnam photo by Martin Kolner

Circa 2013.

An Angamiana from Sapa Vietnam photo by Martin Kolner

Filed under: Angamiana | Martin Kolner | Vietnam — Dan @ 11:45 am

An Angamiana from Sapa Vietnam photo by Martin Kolner:

An Angamiana from Sapa Vietnam photo by Martin Kolner

Circa 2013.

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