Okanagana arctostaphylae Van Duzee, 1915.
Name, Location and Description
- Cicada Name: Okanagana arctostaphylae Van Duzee, 1915
- Short Name: O. arctostaphylae
- Where it is found: CA
- Maps: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF]
- Description: Mostly orange, with a black line down the back
- Eye Color: n/a
- Pronotal Collar Color: orange
- Taxonomic Information: Integrated Taxonomic Information System
- Identification: BugGuide
From Davis’ key to Okanagana1:
A. Male uncus not hooked at the extremity, sometimes sinuate.
B. Expanse of fore wings more than 50 mm.
CC. Base of the fore and hind wings not of the usual orange-red variegated with black.
Color rufo-ferruginous [rusty red] including the venation of fore and hind wings, with a few marks on the vertex and a dorsal vitta on the tergum black.
Expands about 70 mm.
Species: Okanagana arctostaphylae Van Duzee, 1915
List of sources
- Davis, William T. Cicadas of the genera Okanagana, Tibicinoides and Okanagodes, with descriptions of several new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. v27. 179-223. 1919. Link.
- Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
- Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
- Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
- Descriptions, Colors: personal observations from specimens or photos from many sources. Descriptions are not perfect, but may be helpful.
- Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.