Cicada Mania

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December 31, 2010

Cicada Alphabet: R

Filed under: Cicada Alphabet — Dan @ 10:23 am

R is for rostrum, which is another name for the beak of the cicada, which makes sense as rostrum means beak in Latin.

Rostrum

Red-Eye Cicada (Psaltoda moerens), aka Cherryeye cicada exist in South-Eastern Australia, and are known, obviously, for their red eyes.
Redeye cicada (Aleeta curvicosta). Photo by David Emery.
Photo by David Emery.

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