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March 19, 2020

Black-eyed Magicicada by Hester Bass

Filed under: Brood XIX | Eye Color | Magicicada — Dan @ 5:13 pm

Black-eyed Magicicada by Hester Bass. Brood XIX. 2011.

Black-eyed Magicicada by Hester Bass. Brood XIX. 2011.

Molting Magicicada by Kevin Anderson of Oakville Missouri

Filed under: Brood XIX | Magicicada | Molting — Dan @ 5:02 pm

Molting Magicicada by Kevin Anderson of Oakville Missouri. 2011. Brood XIX.

Molting Magicicada by Kevin Anderson of Oakville Missouri.

Molting Magicicada by Kevin Anderson of Oakville Missouri.

Molting Magicicada by Kevin Anderson of Oakville Missouri.

March 18, 2020

Megatibicen resh gallery

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Megatibicen | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 6:00 pm

Megatibicen resh, aka the Resh Cicada. Photos are from the summer of 2018, Dallas, Texas. Photos by me (Dan Mozgai). Read about Megatibicen resh aka the Resh Cicada.

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Megatibicen resh adult:
Megatibicen resh

Megatibicen resh adult:
Adult Megatibicen resh

Megatibicen resh nymph:
Resh nymph

Megatibicen resh nymph:
Nymph

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Molting female Megatibicen resh:
Molting Megatibicen resh

Megatibicen resh, Megatibicen auletes and Neotibicen tibicen exuvia (skins, shells, molts) compared
Exuvia compared

Tiger Prince (Macrotristria godingi) photos by Kees Green

Filed under: Australia | Cryptotympanini | Kees Green | Macrotristria — Tags: — Dan @ 5:41 pm

Tiger Prince (Macrotristria godingi) photos by Kees Green. Australia. 2013.

Tiger Prince Macrotristria goding by Kees Green
Tiger Prince Macrotristria godingi by Kees Green from 2013

Tiger Prince Macrotristria godingi by Kees Green
Tiger Prince Macrotristria godingi by Kees Green

Yoyetta sp. cicada photos by Kees Green

Filed under: Australia | Cicadettini | Kees Green | Yoyetta — Dan @ 5:34 pm

Yoyetta sp. cicada photos by Kees Green. Australia. 2013.

Yoyetta sp by Kees Green
Yoyetta sp by Kees Green

Pauropsalta sp by Kees Green
Yoyetta sp by Kees Green

Formerly tagged these as Pauropsalta sp. Updated on 1/15/2022.

Green Grocer (Cyclochila australasiae) photos by Kees Green

Filed under: Australia | Cyclochila | Cyclochilini | Kees Green — Tags: — Dan @ 5:26 pm

Green Grocer (Cyclochila australasiae) photos from Kees Green. Australia. 2013.

Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae nymph by Kees Green
Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae nymph by Kees Green

Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae moulting by Kees Green
Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae molting by Kees Green

Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae moulting by Kees Green
Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae molting by Kees Green 02

Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae moulting by Kees Green
Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae molting by Kees Green

Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae Adults by Kees Green
Green Grocer Cyclochila australasiae Adults by Kees Green

Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania Magicicada Emergence Gallery

Filed under: Brood V | Magicicada — Tags: — Dan @ 5:05 pm

Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania Magicicada Emergence Gallery.
These images are from 2016, Brood V.
Click/tap the image for a larger version.
Visit Gallery #2 as well.

A couple exit holes
A couple exit holes

A pair of septendecim
A pair of septendecim

Grasshopper and Cicada
Grasshopper and Cicada

Jim Thorpe Cicada Ovipositor Scars
Jim Thorpe Cicada Ovipositor Scars

Jim Thorpe Magicicada septendecim 1st instar nymph
Jim Thorpe Magicicada septendecim 1st instar nymph 2

Jim Thorpe Magicicada septendecim 1st instar nymph
Jim Thorpe Magicicada septendecim 1st instar nymph

Jim Thorpe Nymph
Jim Thorpe Nymph 01

Jim Thorpe Ovipositor Scars
Jim Thorpe Ovipositor Scars

Jim Thorpe septendecim
Jim Thorpe septendecim

Jim Thorpe Train
Jim Thorpe Train

Magicicada septendecim Jim Thorpe abs
Magicicada septendecim Jim Thorpe abs

Magicicada septendecim Jim Thorpe
Magicicada septendecim Jim Thorpe

Male Magicicada septendecim
Male Magicicada septedecim

Visit Gallery #2 as well.

March 17, 2020

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 3

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Dan @ 4:27 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 3.
More: Part 1, Part 2, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas based on the yellow visible on the wings:
yellow on wings

Molted cicada hardening its body:

Molted cicada hardening its body:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 2

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Tags: — Dan @ 4:18 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 2.
More: Part 1, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These are daytime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada nymph:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 1

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Tags: — Dan @ 4:13 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 1.
More: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These are daytime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Cicadas from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicadas from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

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