A Neotibicen tibicen tibicen (Swamp/Morning Cicada) from Raleigh, NC. Caught by Bill Reynolds. Caught by me (Dan Mozgai).
The next two photos compare the Swamp cicada from Raleigh with another from my collection (from New Jersey) with darker coloring.
Two Swamp Cicadas – dorsal view. Notice the variation in coloring.
Two Swamp Cicadas – ventral view. Note the difference in the shape of the tymbal cover. The one from Raleigh has the pointed tymbal cover.
A Neotibicen winnemanna (Eastern Scissor(s) Grinder) from Garner, NC. Photos by me (Dan Mozgai). Caught by Bill Reynolds.
Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti (Dark Lyric Cicada) from Raleigh, NC. 2015. Photos by me (Dan Mozgai). Caught by Bill Reynolds.
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.