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March 21, 2020

Lyristes plebejus photos by Iván Jesús Torresano García, part 2

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Ivan Garcia | Lyristes | Molting | Tibicen | United States — Tags: , — Dan @ 7:53 pm

This series features a molting Lyristes plebejus or Tibicen plebejus depending on who you ask.

Skip to part 1, part 3, part 4, or part 5.

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Lyristes plebejus photos by Iván Jesús Torresano García, part 1

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Ivan Garcia | Lyristes | Molting | Spain | Tibicen — Tags: , — Dan @ 7:51 pm

This series features a molting Lyristes plebejus or Tibicen plebejus depending on who you ask.

Skip to part 2, part 3, part 4, or part 5.

Lyristes plebejus nymph photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Lyristes plebejus photos by Iván Jesús Torresano García, part 4

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Ivan Garcia | Lyristes | Spain | Tibicen — Tags: , — Dan @ 7:38 pm

This series features a molting Lyristes plebejus or Tibicen plebejus depending on who you ask.

Skip to part 1, part 2, part 3, or part 5.

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Lyristes plebejus photos by Iván Jesús Torresano García, part 5

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Ivan Garcia | Lyristes | Spain | Tibicen — Tags: , — Dan @ 7:33 pm

This series features a Lyristes plebejus or Tibicen plebejus depending on who you ask.

Skip to part 1, part 2, part 3, or part 4.

Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Lyristes plebejus photos by Iván Jesús Torresano García, part 3

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Ivan Garcia | Lyristes | Spain | Tibicen — Tags: , — Dan @ 7:24 pm

Lyristes plebejus photos by Iván Jesús Torresano García. Spain.

Skip to part 1, part 2, part 4, or part 5.

This series features a molting Lyristes plebejus or Tibicen plebejus depending on who you ask.

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molted Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Molting Lyristes plebejus photo by Iván Jesús Torresano García

Brood XXI Map

Filed under: Brood XXI | Extinct | Magicicada | Periodical — Dan @ 6:14 pm

Periodical cicada Brood XXI is extinct. It was a small brood of Magicicada with a 13-year lifecycle. It was last seen/heard in 1870. Visit Cicadas @ UCONN (formerly Magicicada.org) for more information.

Map from Marlatt, C.L.. 1907. The periodical cicada. Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology:

Marlatt 1907 21 Brood XXI

Swamp and Lyric Cicada Compared

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Neotibicen | United States — Tags: , — Dan @ 4:28 pm

These photos compare female Swamp (Neotibicen tibicen tibicen) and Lyric (Neotibicen lyricen lyricen) cicadas. Photos by me (Dan Mozgai).

Ventral view. Females. Neotibicen tibicen tibicen top, Neotibicen lyricen lyricen bottom:
Lyric and Swamp Cicada

Dorsal view. Females. Neotibicen tibicen tibicen top, Neotibicen lyricen lyricen bottom:
Swamp and Lyric Cicada

Female Neotibicen lyricen lyricen:
Lyric cicada

Female Neotibicen tibicen tibicen:
Swamp cicada

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

Neotibicen winnemanna from Garner, NC

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Neotibicen | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 3:54 pm

A Neotibicen winnemanna (Eastern Scissor(s) Grinder) from Garner, NC. Photos by me (Dan Mozgai). Caught by Bill Reynolds.

Neotibicen winnemanna Garner NC #3

Neotibicen winnemanna Garner NC #4

Neotibicen winnemanna Garner NC

Neotibicen winnemanna Garner NC #2

Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti from Raleigh, NC

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Neotibicen | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 3:48 pm

Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti (Dark Lyric Cicada) from Raleigh, NC. 2015. Photos by me (Dan Mozgai). Caught by Bill Reynolds.

Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti Raleigh NC #3

Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti Raleigh NC #4

Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti Raleigh NC #5

Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti Raleigh NC

Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti Raleigh NC #2

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