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May 12, 2018

Cicadas of Australia

Filed under: Australia | Genera — Dan @ 11:32 am

Aleeta Moulds, 2003

Aleeta curvicosta aka Floury Baker. Photo by Michelle Thompson.

Anapsaltoda Ashton, 1921

Anapsaltoda pulchra - Golden Emperors. Photo by David Emery.
Anapsaltoda pulchra aka Golden Emperor. Photo by David Emery.

Arunta Distant, 1904

White Drummer cicada (Arunta perulata). Photo by David Emery.
Arunta perulata aka White Drummer.

Cyclochila Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843

Green Grocer (Cyclochila australasiae) photo by Bron
Cyclochila australasiae aka Green Grocer. Photo by Bron.

Cyclochila australasiae come in a variety of colors including green (Green Grocers), yellow (Yellow Mondays), blue (Blue Moons), orange (Masked Devil) and combinations of all those colors.

Cystosoma Westwood, 1842

Bladder cicadas (Cystosoma saundersii)
Cystosoma saundersii aka Bladder Cicada.Photo by David Emery.

Australian Species

Diemeniana Distant, 1906

Diemeniana euronotiana. Photo by David Emery.

Lembeja Distant, 1892

Lembeja paradoxa (Karsch, 1890)
Lembeja paradoxa aka Bagpipe cicada. Photo by Timothy Emery.

Macrotristria Stål, 1870

Cherry Nose cicada (Macrotristria angularis)
Macrotristria angularis aka Cherry Nose and Whiskey Drinker cicada. Photo by David Emery.

Pauropsalta Goding & Froggatt, 1904

Psaltoda Stål, 1861

Psaltoda moerens aka Red Eye by David Emery
Psaltoda moerens aka Redeye cicada. Photo by David Emery.

Tettigarcta White, 1845

Tettigarctidae sp.
Tettigarcta tomentosa.

Thopha Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843

Orange Drummer (Thopha colorata) photos by Jodi from 2007. Australia.
Thopha colorata aka Orange Drummer. Photo by Jodi.

Double Drummer (Thopha saccata)
Thopha saccata aka Double Drummer.

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