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April 17, 2016

Common cicadas of British Columbia, Canada

Filed under: Canada — Dan @ 7:03 pm

Common cicadas of British Columbia (BC)

Okanagana bella Davis, 1919 aka Mountain Cicada

Mountain Cicada

Okanagana canadensis (Provancher, 1889) aka Canadian Cicada

Canadian Cicada

Okanagana fratercula Davis, 1915

Okanagana lurida Davis, 1919

Okanagana luteobasalis Davis, 1935

Okanagana occidentalis (Walker in Lord, 1866)

Okanagana ornata Van Duzee, 1915

Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830) aka Say’s Cicada

Say's Cicada

Okanagana utahensis Davis, 1919

Okanagana vanduzeei Distant, 1914

Platypedia areolata (Uhler, 1861)

Platypedia putnami putnami (Uhler, 1877) aka Putnam’s Cicada


Name and Location References:

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names & locations: BugGuide.net; iNaturalist.com; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; my 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. List of species with MAPs: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF] by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips. Download it once; treasure it forever.

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