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March 8, 2019

Graptopsaltria nigrofuscata

Filed under: Graptopsaltria,Japan,Korea,Osamu Hikino,Polyneurini — Dan @ 1:01 am

Graptopsaltria nigrofuscata is a cicada found in Japan and Korea. There are two subspecies. It is also known as Abura-zemi.

Photo by Osamu Hikino:
Graptopsaltria nigrofuscata

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
SubFamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Polyneurini
SubTribe: Polyneurina
Genus: Graptopsaltria

  • Graptopsaltria nigrofuscata badia Kato, 1925
  • Graptopsaltria nigrofuscata nigrofuscata (de Motschulsky, 1866)

For more information about this cicada, visit Cicadae in Japan.

Species name information comes from Allen Sanborn’s Catalogue of the Cicadoidea (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha).

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