Psaltoda plaga aka Black Prince photo by Kevin Lee.
Amongst young Aussie kids the legendary White Knight is believed to exist but it is really just a black prince. When cicadas such as double drummers and black princes first emerge they appear white and gradually they develop their distinctive pigmentation. This is the before and after shots of the same cicada.
Kevin Lee’s Green Grocer (Cyclochila australasiae) photos:
This one is somewhere between a Green Grocer and a Yellow Monday, I think. Check out the “mask” between the eyes:
Teneral (soft, recently molted) Neotibicen canicularis (Dog Day Cicada) photos by Daniel Costa, from 2014.
Some Neotibicen tibicen tibicen photos from 2005 taken by me. At the time these photos were taken this cicada was dead. Neotibicen tibicen tibicen are popularly called Morning or Swamp cicadas.
In this photo an operculum is outlined in pink.
Photos of a molting or molted Neotibicen by Gerry Bunker from 2005.
Two Teneral Neotibicen photos by Roy Troutman. Teneral means soft. These cicadas have recently molted so their bodies are soft. The photos were taken in 2004, probably in Ohio.
This one looks like a Neotibicen tibicen tibicen:
This one looks like a Neotibicen linnei or pruinosus.
Molting Neotibicen cicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Probably Ohio. Looks like a Neotibicen tibicen tibicen.
Neotibicen tibicen tibicen (Morning Cicada) photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Probably taken in Ohio.
They’re also called Swamp Cicadas.
A Neotibicen linnei (Linne’s Cicada) photo by Roy Troutman from 2004. Probably taken in Ohio.
Here’s two Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Probably taken in Ohio.
Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti is also known as the “Dark Lyric Cicada”.