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March 24, 2019

Platypleura watsoni = Platypleura mokensis

Filed under: Burma | India | Michel Boulard | Platypleurini | Thailand | W. L. Distant — Dan @ 1:01 am

Platypleura watsoni, also known as Platypleura mokensis, is a cicada found in Thailand, India, and Myanmar (Burma), and very likely adjacent nations.

Photo by Michel Chantraine:
]Platypleura mokensis

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
Subfamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Platypleurini
Genus: Platypleura
Species: Platypleura watsoni (Distant, 1897)


  1. Species name information comes from Allen Sanborn’s Catalogue of the Cicadoidea (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha).

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