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April 23, 2016

Okanagana rubrovenosa Davis, 1915

Filed under: Okanagana | Tibicinini | United States | William T. Davis — Tags: — Dan @ 7:29 pm

Okanagana rubrovenosa Davis, 1915.


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Name, Location and Description

From Davis’ key to Okanagana1:

AA. Male uncus hooked at extremity.

B. Rather slender-bodied species with the venation of fore and hind wings colored almost uniformly throughout.

Black clothed with minute dark rufous hairs giving the insect a dull reddish aspect. Expands about 55 mm.

Classification:

Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Tibicinini
Subtribe: Tibicinina
Genera: Okanagana
Species: Okanagana rubrovenosa Davis, 1915

List of sources

  1. 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.
  2. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  3. Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
  4. Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
  5. 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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