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February 29, 2020

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.

Tacua speciosa (Illger, 1980) photos taken in Malaysia.

Filed under: Malaysia,Tacua,Tacuini — Tags: — Dan @ 11:36 am

Tacua speciosa (Illger, 1980) photos taken in Malaysia. The author of the images wishes to be anonymous.

Tacua speciosa (Illger, 1980) photos from Malaysia. The author of the image wishes to be anonymous.

Tacua speciosa (Illger, 1980) photos from Malaysia. The author of the image wishes to be anonymous.

Tacua speciosa (Illger, 1980) photos from Malaysia. The author of the image wishes to be anonymous.

Tacua speciosa (Illger, 1980) photos from Malaysia. The author of the image wishes to be anonymous.

March 21, 2019

Platypleura mira Distant, 1904

Platypleura mira is a cicada found in Cambodia, Laos, Malasia, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Photo by Michel Chantraine:
Platypleura mira

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
SubFamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Platypleurini
Genus: Platypleura
Species: Platypleura mira Distant, 1904

March 20, 2019

Orientopsaltria beaudouini Boulard, 2003

Orientopsaltria beaudouini is a cicada found in Malasia and Thailand.

Photo by Michel Chantraine:
Orientopsaltria beaudouini Boulard, 2003

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
SubFamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Dundubiini
SubTribe: Orientopsaltriina
Genus: Orientopsaltria
Species: Orientopsaltria beaudouini Boulard, 2003

March 19, 2019

Trengganua sibylla (Stål, 1863)

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

Trengganua sibylla (Stål, 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 (Stål, 1863)

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

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
SubFamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Tosenini
Genus: Trengganua
Species: Trengganua sibylla (Stål, 1863)

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