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April 13, 2016

Neotibicen similaris similaris (Smith and Grossbeck, 1907) aka Similar Dog-Day Cicada

Filed under: Cryptotympanini,Neotibicen,United States — Tags: — Dan @ 4:51 pm

Neotibicen similaris similaris (Smith and Grossbeck, 1907)

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Name, Location and Description

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Cryptotympanini
Subtribe: Cryptotympanina
Genus: Neotibicen
Species: Neotibicen similaris
Sub-species: Neotibicen similaris similaris (Smith and Grossbeck, 1907)
Sub-species: Neotibicen similaris apalachicola Marshall and Hill, 2017

List of sources

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; 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. Descriptions, Colors: personal observations from specimens or photos from many sources. Descriptions are not perfect, but may be helpful.

Notes:

  • Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.

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