Many species shown on this page are not endemic to a single country. Typically if a cicada can be found in one country in Indo-China (Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam), it will be found in many others, as well as southern China.
Ambragaeana Chou & Yau, 1985
Ambragaeana ambra Chou & Yao, 1985. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Ambragaeana ambra is found in Indo-China and China.
Angamiana Distant, 1890
Angamiana floridula Distant, 1904
Angamiana floridula is found in Indo-China and China.
Ayuthia Distant, 1919
Ayuthia spectabile Distant, 1919.
Ayuthia spectabile is found in Indo-China and China.
Becquartina Kato, 1940
Becquartina electa (Jacobi, 1902) from Thailand. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Becquartina electa is found in Indo-China and China.
Becquartina versicolor Boulard, 2005 Thailand. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Becquartina versicolor is found primarily in Thailand, but I imagine it can be found in adjacent nations as well.
Callogaeana Chou & Yao, 1985
Callogaeana festiva festiva (Fabricius, 1803). Formerly Gaeana festiva.
Callogaeana festiva festiva is found in Indo-China and China.
Chremistica Stål, 1870
Cryptotympana Stål, 1861
Cryptotympana aquila (Walker, 1850) from Thailand. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Cryptotympana aquila has a huge range from Korea south to Indo-China, as well as, Borneo, Sumatra and Brunei.
Female Cryptotympana atrata (Fabricius, 1775) from Korea. Photo by Jon Allen.
Cryptotympana atrata has a large range from Indo-China north to Korea.
Cryptotympana mandarina Distant, 1891. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Distantalna Boulard, 2009
Distantalna splendida (Distant, 1878)
Dundubia Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843
Dundubia sp. Photo by Santisuk Vibul.
Dundubia spiculata Noualhier, 1896. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Euterpnosia Matsumura, 1917
Euterpnosia chibensis. Photo by Osamu Hikino.
Formotosena Kato, 1925
Formotosena montivaga (Distant, 1889). Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Gaeana Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843
Gaeana cheni Chou & Yao, 1985. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Hyalessa China, 1925
Hyalessa maculaticollis maculaticollis (de Motschulsky, 1866). Photo by Osamu Hikino.
Huechys Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843
Huechys sanguinea (Degeer, 1773). Photo by Michel Chantraine.
H. sanguinea can be found throughout Asia, including China, Indo-China, India & Pakistan.
Lyristes Horváth, 1926
Depending on who you ask, the Genus is Lyristes or Tibicen, so I’ll mention both. Wait — not it’s Auritibicen.
Lyristes flammatus or Tibicen flammatus (Distant, 1892)
L. flammatus aka T. flammatus (there is some dispute over the name of the genus) can be found in Japan, Korea and China.
Macrosemia Kato, 1925
Macrosemia chantrainei Boulard, 2003. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Macrosemia tonkiniana (Jacobi, 1905). Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Macrosemia umbrata. Photo by Raghu Ananth.
Orientopsaltria Kato, 1944
Orientopsaltria beaudouini Boulard, 2003. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Platylomia Stål, 1870
Platylomia radah (Distant, 1881). Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Platypleura Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843
Platypleura capitata (Olivier, 1790). Photo by Raghu Ananth.
Pomponia Stål, 1866
Purana Distant, 1905
Salvazana Distant, 1913
Salvazana mirabilis imperialis Distant, 1918. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Salvazana mirabilis mirabilis Distant, 1913
Sulphogaeana Chou & Yao, 1985
Sulphogaeana sulphurea (Westwood, 1839).
Tacua Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843
Tacua speciosa (Illger, 1980). Photo by Anonymous.
Tailanga Distant, 1890
Tailanga binghami Distant, 1890. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
T. binghami is found in China and the countries of Indo-China.
Tosena Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843
Tosena albata Distant, 1878. Photo by Michel Chantraine.
Trengganua Moulton, 1923
Links for further research:
- Phantastic songs of the S.E. Asian cicadas!
- Cicada sounds of Borneo
- A visual comparison of some cicadas of Southeast Asia
- Cicadae in Japan An excellent resource, including a list of Japanese cicadas, dozens of photos and audio files.
- Cicada stamps and sculptures from Japan and elsewhere
- Japanese insect pictures Many cicada photos!
Cicada species names and locations verified using The Catalogue of the Cicadoidea (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha) by Allen F Sanborn.
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