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April 20, 2016

Clidophleps distanti distanti (Van Duzee, 1914).

Filed under: Clidophleps | Tibicinini | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 8:28 pm

Clidophleps distanti distanti (Van Duzee, 1914).

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Tibicinini
Subtribe: Tibicinina
Genera: Clidophleps
Species: Clidophleps distanti distanti (Van Duzee, 1914)

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.

Notes:

  • Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.

Cacama crepitans (Van Duzee, 1914)

Filed under: Cacama | Cryptotympanini | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 8:23 pm

Cacama crepitans (Van Duzee, 1914).

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genera: Cacama
Species: Cacama crepitans (Van Duzee, 1914).

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.

Notes:

  • Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.

April 19, 2016

Cacama californica Davis, 1919

Filed under: Cacama | Cryptotympanini | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 4:06 pm

Cacama californica Davis, 1919.

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genera: Clidophleps
Species: Cacama californica Davis, 1919

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.

Notes:

  • Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.

Clidophleps blaisdellii (Uhler, 1892)

Filed under: Clidophleps | Philip Reese Uhler | Tibicinini | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 3:34 pm

Clidophleps blaisdellii (Uhler, 1892).

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Tibicinini
Subtribe: Tibicinina
Genera: Clidophleps
Species: Clidophleps blaisdellii (Uhler, 1892)

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.

Notes:

  • Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.

Clidophleps beameri Davis, 1936

Filed under: Clidophleps | Tibicinini | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 3:16 pm

Clidophleps beameri Davis, 1936.

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Tibicinini
Subtribe: Tibicinina
Genera: Clidophleps
Species: Clidophleps beameri Davis, 1936

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.

Notes:

  • Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.

April 18, 2016

Common cicadas of New Mexico

Filed under: United States — Tags: — Dan @ 8:56 am

Common cicadas of New Mexico (NM):

Beameria wheeleri Davis, 1934

Cacama valvata (Uhler, 1888) aka Common Cactus Dodger

Common Cactus Dodger

Cicadettana kansa (Davis, 1919)

Diceroprocta aurantiaca Davis, 1938 aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta cinctifera cinctifera (Uhler, 1892) aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta eugraphica (Davis, 1916) aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta semicincta (Davis, 1925) aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta texana (Davis, 1916) aka Scrub Cicada

Hadoa bifida (Davis, 1916)

Hadoa chiricahua Davis, 1923

Hadoa duryi Davis, 1917

Hadoa inaudita Davis, 1917

Hadoa neomexicensis Stucky 2013

Hadoa texana Metcalf, 1963

Hadoa townsendii (Uhler, 1905)

Megatibicen cultriformis (Davis, 1915) aka Grand Western Flood Plain Cicada

Megatibicen dealbatus (Davis, 1915) aka Plains Cicada

Plains Cicada

Megatibicen dorsatus (Say, 1825) aka Bush Cicada or Grand Western or Giant Grassland Cicada

Bush Cicada or Grand Western or Giant Grassland Cicada

Megatibicen harenosus Cole 2017

Neoplatypedia constricta Davis, 1920

Neotibicen auriferus (Say, 1825) aka Plains Dog-day Cicada

Neotibicen superbus (Fitch, 1855) aka Superb Dog-Day Cicada

Superb Dog-Day Cicada

Okanagana bella Davis, 1919 aka Mountain Cicada

Mountain Cicada

Okanagana fumipennis Davis, 1932

Okanagana gibbera Davis, 1927

Okanagana hesperia (Uhler, 1872)

Okanagana magnifica Davis, 1919

Okanagana mariposa mariposa Davis, 1915

Okanagana occidentalis (Walker in Lord, 1866)

Okanagana schaefferi Davis, 1915

Okanagana striatipes (Haldeman, 1852)

Okanagana synodica nigra Davis, 1944

Okanagana synodica synodica (Say, 1825) aka Walking Cicada

Okanagana utahensis Davis, 1919

Pacarina shoemakeri Sanborn and M. Heath in Sanborn, M. Heath, Phillips and J. Heath, 2012

Platypedia bernardinoensis Davis, 1932

Platypedia mohavensis mohavensis Davis, 1920

Platypedia mohavensis rufescens Davis, 1932

Platypedia putnami lutea Davis, 1920 aka Putnam’s Cicada

Platypedia putnami putnami (Uhler, 1877) aka Putnam’s Cicada


Related Articles

  1. New species of Megatibicen: Megatibicen harenosus

Name and Location References:

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names & locations: BugGuide.net; iNaturalist.com; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; my 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. List of species with MAPs: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF] by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips. Download it once; treasure it forever.

April 17, 2016

Common cicadas of Utah

Filed under: United States — Tags: — Dan @ 7:55 pm

Common cicadas of Utah (UT):

Beameria ansercollis Sanborn and M. Heath in Sanborn, M. Heath, Phillips and J. Heath, 2011

Beameria venosa (Uhler, 1888)

Cacama valvata (Uhler, 1888) aka Common Cactus Dodger

Common Cactus Dodger

Diceroprocta apache (Davis, 1921) aka Citrus Cicada

Citrus Cicada

Hadoa bifida (Davis, 1916)

Hadoa duryi Davis, 1917

Neoplatypedia constricta Davis, 1920

Okanagana bella Davis, 1919 aka Mountain Cicada

Mountain Cicada

Okanagana canadensis (Provancher, 1889) aka Canadian Cicada

Canadian Cicada

Okanagana cruentifera (Uhler, 1892)

Okanagana formosa Davis, 1926

Okanagana fumipennis Davis, 1932

Okanagana gibbera Davis, 1927

Okanagana hesperia (Uhler, 1872)

Okanagana luteobasalis Davis, 1935

Okanagana magnifica Davis, 1919

Okanagana mariposa mariposa Davis, 1915

Okanagana occidentalis (Walker in Lord, 1866)

Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830) aka Say’s Cicada

Say's Cicada

Okanagana rubrovenosa Davis, 1915

Okanagana schaefferi Davis, 1915

Okanagana striatipes (Haldeman, 1852)

Okanagana sugdeni Davis, 1938

Okanagana synodica nigra Davis, 1944

Okanagana synodica synodica (Say, 1825) aka Walking Cicada

Okanagana tanneri Davis, 1930

Okanagana utahensis Davis, 1919

Okanagana vanduzeei Distant, 1914

Okanagodes gracilis gracilis Davis, 1919

Platypedia affinis Davis, 1939

Platypedia areolata (Uhler, 1861)

Platypedia mohavensis mohavensis Davis, 1920

Platypedia mohavensis rufescens Davis, 1932

Platypedia putnami lutea Davis, 1920 aka Putnam’s Cicada

Platypedia putnami putnami (Uhler, 1877) aka Putnam’s Cicada


Name and Location References:

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names & locations: BugGuide.net; iNaturalist.com; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; my 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. List of species with MAPs: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF] by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips. Download it once; treasure it forever.

Common cicadas of Virginia

Filed under: United States — Tags: — Dan @ 7:54 pm

Annual cicadas of Virginia (VA):

All cicadas appear every year, unless otherwise noted.

Cicadettana calliope calliope (Walker, 1850) aka Southern Grass Cicada

Southern Grass Cicada

Diceroprocta viridifascia (Walker, 1850) aka Salt Marsh Cicada

Megatibicen auletes (Germar, 1834) aka Northern Dusk Singing Cicada

Northern Dusk Singing Cicada

Megatibicen figuratus (Walker, 1858) aka Fall Southeastern Dusk-singing Cicada

Fall Southeastern Dusk-singing Cicada

Megatibicen pronotalis walkeri Metcalf, 1955 aka Walker’s Cicada

Walker's Cicada

Megatibicen resonans (Walker, 1850) aka Southern Resonant/Great Pine Barrens Cicada

Southern Resonant/Great Pine Barrens Cicada

Neocicada hieroglyphica hieroglyphica (Say, 1830) aka Hieroglyphic Cicada

Hieroglyphic Cicada

Neotibicen canicularis (Harris, 1841) aka Dog-day Cicada

Dog-day Cicada

Neotibicen davisi davisi (Smith and Grossbeck, 1907) aka Davis’ Southeastern Dog-Day Cicada

Davis' Southeastern Dog-Day Cicada

Neotibicen latifasciatus (Davis, 1915) aka Coastal Scissor(s) Grinder Cicada

Coastal Scissor(s) Grinder Cicada

Neotibicen linnei (Smith and Grossbeck, 1907) aka Linne’s Cicada

Linne's Cicada

Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti (Davis, 1910) aka Dark Lyric Cicada

Dark Lyric Cicada

Neotibicen lyricen lyricen (De Geer, 1773) aka Lyric Cicada

Lyric Cicada

Neotibicen robinsonianus Davis, 1922 aka Robinson’s Annual Cicada or Robinson’s Cicada

Neotibicen tibicen australis (Davis, 1912) aka Southern Swamp Cicada

Neotibicen tibicen tibicen (Linnaeus, 1758) aka Swamp Cicada, Morning Cicada

Swamp Cicada, Morning Cicada

Neotibicen winnemanna (Davis, 1912) aka Eastern Scissor(s) Grinder

Eastern Scissor(s) Grinder

Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830) aka Say’s Cicada

Say's Cicada

Periodical cicadas of Virginia (VA):

Magicicada cassinii (Fisher, 1852) aka Cassini Periodical Cicada or 17-Year Cicada

These cicadas will next emerge in 2025 (Brood XIV), 2029 (Brood I), 2033 (Brood V), 2036 (Brood XIII). They often emerge 1 or 4 years earlier than expected.

Cassini Periodical Cicada or 17-Year Cicada

Magicicada septendecim (Linnaeus, 1758) aka Decim Periodical Cicada or Linnaeus’s 17-Year Cicada or 17-Year Cicada

These cicadas will next emerge in 2025 (Brood XIV), 2029 (Brood I), 2033 (Brood V), 2036 (Brood XIII). They often emerge 1 or 4 years earlier than expected.

Decim Periodical Cicada or Linnaeus's 17-Year Cicada or 17-Year Cicada

Magicicada septendecula Alexander and Moore, 1962 aka Decula Periodical Cicdada or 17-Year Cicada

These cicadas will next emerge in 2025 (Brood XIV), 2029 (Brood I), 2033 (Brood V), 2036 (Brood XIII). They often emerge 1 or 4 years earlier than expected.

Decula Periodical Cicdada or 17-Year Cicada

Magicicada tredecassini Alexander and Moore, 1962 aka 13-Year Cicada or 13-Year Cassini

These cicadas will next appear in 2024 (Brood XIX). They often emerge 1 or 4 years earlier than expected.

13-Year Cicada or 13-Year Cassini

Magicicada tredecim (Walsh and Riley, 1868) aka 13-Year Cicada or 13-Year Decim

These cicadas will next appear in 2024 (Brood XIX). They often emerge 1 or 4 years earlier than expected.

13-Year Cicada or 13-Year Decim

Magicicada tredecula Alexander and Moore, 1962 aka 13-Year Cicada or 13-Year Decula

These cicadas will next appear in 2024 (Brood XIX). They often emerge 1 or 4 years earlier than expected.

13-Year Cicada or 13-Year Decula

Related articles

  1. Brood IX (9) will emerge in 2020 in North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia
  2. Brood VIII will emerge in 2019 in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia

Name and Location References:

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names & locations: BugGuide.net; iNaturalist.com; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; my 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. List of species with MAPs: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF] by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips. Download it once; treasure it forever.

Common cicadas of Vermont

Filed under: United States — Tags: — Dan @ 7:53 pm

Common cicadas of Vermont (VT):

Neotibicen canicularis (Harris, 1841) aka Dog-day Cicada

Dog-day Cicada

Neotibicen linnei (Smith and Grossbeck, 1907) aka Linne’s Cicada

Linne's Cicada

Neotibicen tibicen tibicen (Linnaeus, 1758) aka Swamp Cicada, Morning Cicada

Swamp Cicada, Morning Cicada

Okanagana canadensis (Provancher, 1889) aka Canadian Cicada

Canadian Cicada

Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830) aka Say’s Cicada

Say's Cicada

Name and Location References:

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names & locations: BugGuide.net; iNaturalist.com; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; my 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. List of species with MAPs: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF] by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips. Download it once; treasure it forever.

Common cicadas of Washington state

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Common cicadas of Washington (WA):

Okanagana bella Davis, 1919 aka Mountain Cicada

Mountain Cicada

Okanagana canescens Van Duzee, 1915

Okanagana ferrugomaculata Davis, 1936

Okanagana fratercula Davis, 1915

Okanagana gibbera Davis, 1927

Okanagana lurida Davis, 1919

Okanagana luteobasalis Davis, 1935

Okanagana napa Davis, 1919

Okanagana nigrodorsata Davis, 1923

Okanagana occidentalis (Walker in Lord, 1866)

Okanagana oregona Davis, 1916

Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830) aka Say’s Cicada

Say's Cicada

Okanagana tristis tristis Van Duzee, 1915

Okanagana utahensis Davis, 1919

Okanagana vanduzeei Distant, 1914

Okanagana yakimaensis Davis, 1939

Platypedia areolata (Uhler, 1861)

Platypedia falcata Davis, 1920

Platypedia putnami lutea Davis, 1920 aka Putnam’s Cicada

Platypedia putnami putnami (Uhler, 1877) aka Putnam’s Cicada


Name and Location References:

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names & locations: BugGuide.net; iNaturalist.com; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; my 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. List of species with MAPs: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF] by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips. Download it once; treasure it forever.

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