Cicada Mania

Dedicated to cicadas, the most amazing insects in the world.

March 7, 2020

Fidicina mannifera from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem.

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Fidicina mannifera from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem. 2005.

Fidicina mannifera from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem.

Majeorona aper from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem

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Majeorona aper from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem. 2005.

Majeorona aper from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem. 2005.

Quesada gigas from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem

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Quesada gigas from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem. 2005.

Quesada gigas from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem

February 29, 2020

Carineta diardi photo by Pia Ă–berg taken in Brazil

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Pia Öberg from Sweden took this cicada photo back in 2004 at Hotel do Ypê in Itatiaia NP in Brazil. Thanks to Roy Troutman and cicada expert Allen Sanborn we were able to ID this pretty cicada as a Carineta diardi (Guérin-Méneville, 1829).

Carineta diardi photo by Pia Ă–berg taken in Brazil

March 16, 2019

Majeorona aper (Walker, 1850)

Majeorona aper (Walker, 1850) is a cicada found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Panama, and likely adjacent nations.

Photo by Leonardo Milhomem:
Majeorona aper from Brazil, Photo by Leonardo Milhomem. 2005.

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Fidicinini
SubTribe: Guyalnina
Genus: Majeorona
Species: Majeorona aper (Walker, 1850)

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