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April 2, 2020

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

Filed under: Cicadettana,Cicadettini,United States — Tags: — Dan @ 8:14 pm

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

Cicadettana calliope photo taken by Paul Krombholz
Pink Cicadettana calliope photo taken by Paul Krombholz.

Cicadettana calliope photo taken by Paul Krombholz
Yellow Cicadettana calliope photo taken by Paul Krombholz.

All Cicadettana calliope calliope images and photos on cicadamania.com.

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: C. calliope calliope

Song type: Call


Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: C. calliope calliope

Name, Location and Description

A description by Wm.T. Davis1

The species has a wide distribution and shows considerable variation. The females are gen- erally a little larger than the males and with broader heads. There are both green and brown individuals.

List of sources

  1. Davis, W.T. 1918. MISSISSIPPI CICADAS, WITH A KEY TO THE SPECIES OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES. Journal of The New York Entomological Society. 26: 141-155. Read it on archive.org.
  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.

March 22, 2020

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García from Spain

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Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García from Spain.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García from Spain

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García from Spain

March 18, 2020

Pauropsalta sp. photos by Kees Green

Filed under: Australia,Cicadettini,Kees Green,Pauropsalta — Dan @ 5:34 pm

Pauropsalta sp. photos by Kees Green. Australia. 2013.

Pauropsalta sp by Kees Green
Pauropsalta sp by Kees Green

Pauropsalta sp by Kees Green
Pauropsalta sp by Kees Green

March 16, 2020

Tettigettalna argentata photo by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Tettigettalna argentata photo by Iván Jesus Torresano García. 2014. Spain.

Tettigettalna argentata photo by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Cicada habitat in Spain:

Cicada habitat in Spain

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

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