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April 20, 2016

Clidophleps tenuis Davis, 1927

Filed under: Clidophleps | Tibicinini | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 8:57 pm

Clidophleps tenuis Davis, 1927.

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Tibicinini
Subtribe: Tibicinina
Genera: Clidophleps
Species: Clidophleps tenuis Davis, 1927

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 rotundifrons (Davis, 1916)

Filed under: Clidophleps | Tibicinini | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 8:45 pm

Clidophleps rotundifrons (Davis, 1916).

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Tibicinini
Subtribe: Tibicinina
Genera: Clidophleps
Species: Clidophleps rotundifrons (Davis, 1916)

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 moorei Sanborn and Heath, 2011

Filed under: Allen F. Sanborn | Cacama | Cryptotympanini | Maxine E. Heath | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 8:43 pm

Cacama moorei Sanborn & Heath, 2011.

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genera: Cacama
Species: Cacama moorei Sanborn & Heath, 2011

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 distanti truncata (Van Duzee, 1914)

Filed under: Clidophleps | Edward P. Van Duzee | Tibicinini | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 8:33 pm

Clidophleps distanti truncata (Van Duzee, 1914).

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Tibicinini
Subtribe: Tibicinina
Genera: Clidophleps
Species: Clidophleps distanti truncata (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 13, 2016

Okanagana balli Davis, 1919

Filed under: Okanagana | Tibicinini | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 7:23 pm

Okanagana balli Davis, 1919.

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: O. balli

Name, Location and Description

From Davis’ key to Okanagana1:

A. Male uncus not hooked at the extremity, sometimes sinuate.

BB. The expanse of fore wings 50 mm. or less; orange variegated with black at the base of both pairs of wings. (Some examples of fratercula exceed 50 mm.)

GG. Pronotum in mature individuals black with the central portions variegated with orange or yellow. Basal cell of fore wings yellowish or translucent.

Membranes at the base of fore and hind wings pinkish, the remainder of wing venation yellowish. The W mark on the front portion of the mesonotum separated from the mesonotal X; tergum darker, the terminal segments nearly all yellow as in synodica.
Expands about 46 mm.

Similar to: Okanagana synodica synodica (Say, 1825) aka Walking Cicada.

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Tibicinini
Subtribe: Tibicinina
Genus: Okanagana
Species: Okanagana balli Davis, 1919

List of sources

  1. Davis, William T. Cicadas of the genera Okanagana, Tibicinoides and Okanagodes, with descriptions of several new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. v27. 179-223. 1919. Link.
  2. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  3. Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
  4. Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
  5. 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.

Okanagana fumipennis Davis, 1932

Filed under: Okanagana | Tibicinini | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 7:18 pm

Okanagana fumipennis Davis, 1932

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: O. fumipennis

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Tibicinini
Subtribe: Tibicinina
Genus: Okanagana
Species: Okanagana fumipennis Davis, 1932

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.

Okanagodes gracilis gracilis Davis, 1919

Filed under: Okanagodes | Tibicinini | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 7:14 pm

Okanagodes gracilis gracilis Davis, 1919.

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: O. gracilis gracilis

Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Tibicinini
Subtribe: Tibicinina
Genus: Okanagodes
Species: Okanagodes gracilis
Subspecies: Okanagodes gracilis gracilis Davis, 1919
Subspecies: Okanagodes gracilis viridis Davis, 1934

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.

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