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April 13, 2020

Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830) aka Say’s Cicada

Filed under: Okanagana | Thomas Say | Tibicinini | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 7:46 pm

Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830) aka Say’s Cicada.


Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830)
Photo credit: Okanagana rimosa by Natasha.

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Song type: Call

Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: O. rimosa rimosa

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Name, Location and Description


Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Tibicinini
Subtribe: Tibicinina
Genus: Okanagana
Species: Okanagana rimosa
Subspecies: Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830)
Subspecies: Okanagana rimosa ohioensis Davis, 1942

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  1. Full Binomial Names:
  2. Common names:; 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.


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


  1. Doloros Baryenbruch says:

    I saw one this morning! First one ever. I live in Omro, WI

    1. Dan says:

      That is awesome!

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