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March 19, 2019

Trengganua sibylla (StÄl, 1863)

Filed under: Asia (Continent),Gaeanini,Malaysia,Thailand,Trengganua — Tags: — Dan @ 6:48 am

Trengganua sibylla (StÄl, 1863) is a cicada found in south-east Asia, specifically peninsular Malaysia and Thailand.

When found in the wild & alive its wings are green and black, but the green turns yellow after death.

Trengganua sibylla (StÄl, 1863)

Here’s a video of a living T. sibylla.

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Gaeanini
Genus: Trengganua
Species: Trengganua sibylla (StÄl, 1863)

January 19, 2014

A visual comparison of some cicadas of Southeast Asia

This is a photo of one of my displays at home. Some of the specimens aren’t in the best shape, but it is good enough to distinguish the species.

Angamiana floridula, Becquartina electa, Gaeana cheni, Gaeana festiva, Platypleura mira, Tacua speciosa, Tosena albata, Tosena melanoptera, Tosena paviei, and Trengganua sibylla are featured in the image.

A visual comparison of some cicadas of Southeast Asia

March 8, 2010

Terengganua sibylla

Filed under: Photos & Illustrations,Trengganua — Dan @ 4:55 pm

Update: the name of this cicada is actually Trengganua sibylla (confirming after consulting Allen Sanborn’s giant cicada book. You’ll find people also refer to this cicada as Tosena sybilla.

Terengganua sibylla mating

P1020993, originally uploaded by The Aperture Studio. From Flickr.

A pair of Terengganua sibylla mating.

This website has a audio file of the Terengganua sibylla signing.