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April 17, 2016

Common cicadas of Colorado

Filed under: United States — Dan @ 7:05 pm

Common cicadas of Colorado (CO)

Beameria venosa (Uhler, 1888)

Cacama valvata (Uhler, 1888) aka Common Cactus Dodger

Common Cactus Dodger

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

Southern Grass Cicada

Cicadettana kansa (Davis, 1919)

Diceroprocta apache (Davis, 1921) aka Citrus Cicada

Citrus Cicada

Diceroprocta eugraphica (Davis, 1916) aka Scrub Cicada

Hadoa bifida (Davis, 1916)

Hadoa duryi Davis, 1917

Hadoa inaudita Davis, 1917

Megatibicen dealbatus (Davis, 1915) aka Plains Cicada

Plains Cicada

Megatibicen dorsatus (Say, 1825) aka Bush Cicada or Grand Western or Giant Grassland Cicada

Bush Cicada or Grand Western or Giant Grassland Cicada

Megatibicen tremulus Cole, 2008 aka Bush Cicada

Neoplatypedia constricta Davis, 1920

Neotibicen pruinosus pruinosus (Say, 1825) aka Scissor(s) Grinder

Scissor(s) Grinder

Okanagana annulata Davis, 1935

Okanagana bella Davis, 1919 aka Mountain Cicada

Mountain Cicada

Okanagana canadensis (Provancher, 1889) aka Canadian Cicada

Canadian Cicada

Okanagana ferrugomaculata Davis, 1936

Okanagana fratercula Davis, 1915

Okanagana fumipennis Davis, 1932

Okanagana gibbera Davis, 1927

Okanagana hesperia (Uhler, 1872)

Okanagana luteobasalis Davis, 1935

Okanagana magnifica Davis, 1919

Okanagana occidentalis (Walker in Lord, 1866)

Okanagana schaefferi Davis, 1915

Okanagana striatipes (Haldeman, 1852)

Okanagana synodica synodica (Say, 1825) aka Walking Cicada

Okanagana tanneri Davis, 1930

Okanagana utahensis Davis, 1919

Pacarina shoemakeri Sanborn and M. Heath in Sanborn, M. Heath, Phillips and J. Heath, 2012

Platypedia bernardinoensis Davis, 1932

Platypedia mohavensis mohavensis Davis, 1920

Platypedia mohavensis rufescens Davis, 1932

Platypedia putnami lutea Davis, 1920 aka Putnam’s Cicada

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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