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January 6, 2024

Diceroprocta lata Davis, 1941 aka Scrub Cicada

Filed under: Diceroprocta | Tacuini (Cryptotympanini) | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 9:40 pm

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Diceroprocta
Species: Diceroprocta lata Davis, 1941

List of sources

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
  3. Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
  4. Descriptions, Colors: personal observations from specimens or photos from many sources. Descriptions are not perfect, but may be helpful.

Hadoa chisosensis Davis, 1934

Filed under: Hadoa | Tacuini (Cryptotympanini) | United States | William T. Davis — Dan @ 9:37 pm

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Hadoa
Species: Hadoa chisosensis (Uhler, 1905)

List of sources

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
  3. Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
  4. Descriptions, Colors: personal observations from specimens or photos from many sources. Descriptions are not perfect, but may be helpful.

October 16, 2023

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 6

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Photos & Illustrations | Quesada — Dan @ 8:28 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 6.
More: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5.

These are photos that appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas because of the yellow coloring visible on the wings:
yellow on wings

A cicada that died while molting:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

An adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

An adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molted cicada skins on a tree:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molted cicada skins on a tree:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molted cicada skins on a tree:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molted cicada skins on a tree:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

A cicada that died while molting:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

A cicada that died while molting:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

An adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 5

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Photos & Illustrations | Quesada — Dan @ 7:58 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 5.
More: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 6.

These are nighttime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

The cicada has left its nymphal skin, and now its body can harden:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

The cicada has left its nymphal skin, and now its body can harden:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

The cicada has left its nymphal skin, and now its body can harden:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

The cicada has left its nymphal skin, and now its body can harden:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

The cicada has left its nymphal skin, and now its body can harden:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora,

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 4

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Photos & Illustrations | Quesada — Dan @ 7:33 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 4.
More: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 5, Part 6.

These are nighttime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Cicada nymph:
Cicada Nymph Photo from Costa Rica

Molting cicada:
Molting Cicada Photo from Costa Rica

Cicada nymphs on a tree:
Cicada nymphs on a tree

Teneral (soft) cicada that recently molted:
Molting Cicada Photo from Costa Rica

Teneral (soft) cicada that recently molted:
Molting Cicada Photo from Costa Rica

Teneral (soft) cicada that recently molted:
Molting Cicada Photo from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:

Teneral (soft) cicada that recently molted:
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Teneral (soft) cicada that recently molted:
Molting Cicada Photo from Costa Rica

Molting cicada:

May 22, 2023

The Lucky Cicada Keychain as sold in Japan

Filed under: Japan | Lucky Cicada Key Chain — Dan @ 4:31 pm

If you’ve visited this website over the past 27 years, you might be familiar with the saga of the lucky cicada key chain.

In this latest chapter, we’ve obtained a version of the noisy toy as was sold in Japan (images below). Note that it does not include a keychain/ring, and sadly no longer makes a sound. Thanks to Roy for finding this on eBay.

The Lucky Cicada Keychain as sold in Japan

The Lucky Cicada Keychain as sold in Japan

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February 28, 2023

Free book about the cicadas of Brazil: Cigarras do Brasil

Filed under: Brazil — Dan @ 10:27 pm

Get yourself a free book about the cicadas of Brazil: Cigarras do Brasil. Visit this link and download the PDF!

The books was made by:
Vera L. Nunes
Tatiana P. Ruschel
Douglas B. H. Maccagnan
Paula C. Simões
Ruler C. Acosta

Cigarras do Brasil

December 21, 2022

An excellent video about different species of cicadas in Japan

Filed under: Japan — Dan @ 9:13 pm

This is an excellent video about different species of cicadas in Japan:

日本のセミ 鳴き声集『16種のセミ』【2022年バージョン】

The video was made by @SumatoragohanCicada.

I’m going to take some time and add time stamps and species names for English watchers.

December 20, 2022

A video of a Meimuna kuroiwae cicada

Filed under: Japan | Meimuna | News — Tags: — Dan @ 10:15 pm

Enjoy this video of a Meimuna kuroiwae by saku dainaman2 on YouTube:

October 16, 2022

Platypleura arabica stamp from the State of Qatar

Filed under: Platypleura | Platypleurini | Qatar | Stamps — Tags: — Dan @ 5:48 am

Platypleura arabica, the Arabian Cicada, stamp from the State of Qatar:

Platypleura arabica stamp from the State of Qatar

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