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March 21, 2020

Neotibicen tibicen tibicen from Raleigh, NC

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Neotibicen | United States — Dan @ 4:03 pm

A Neotibicen tibicen tibicen (Swamp/Morning Cicada) from Raleigh, NC. Caught by Bill Reynolds. Caught by me (Dan Mozgai).

Neotibicen tibicen tibicen Raleigh NC

The next two photos compare the Swamp cicada from Raleigh with another from my collection (from New Jersey) with darker coloring.

Two Swamp Cicadas – dorsal view. Notice the variation in coloring.
Two Swamp Cicadas - dorsal view

Two Swamp Cicadas – ventral view. Note the difference in the shape of the tymbal cover. The one from Raleigh has the pointed tymbal cover.
Two Swamp Cicadas - ventral view

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