Neotibicen lyricen virescens Davis, 1935
Song type: Call
Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: N. lyricen virescens
Name, Location and Description
- Cicada Name: Neotibicen lyricen virescens Davis, 1935
- Short Name: N. lyricen virescens
- Common Name: Costal Lyric Cicada
- Synonym/Former Name: Tibicen lyricen virescens
- When: June-September. Peak in July.
- Where it is found: FL, GA, NC, SC
- Maps: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF]
- Description: The Costal Lyric cicadas can be distinguished from other Lyric cicadas by their vibrant turquoise-green colors. Its sound is like an angle grinder tool steadily grinding a slightly uneven surface.
- Eye Color: brown
- Pronotal Collar Color: black
- Identification: Bug Guide
- Identification: Bill Reynolds on iNaturalist
- Identification: iNaturalist
- Type Specimen Details: The American Museum of Natural Species
- Subject Matter Expert website: Cicada Central
- Taxonomic Information: Integrated Taxonomic Information System
- Song: Insect Singers
Species: Neotibicen lyricen
Sub-species: Neotibicen lyricen virescens Davis, 1935
Sub-species: Neotibicen lyricen lyricen (De Geer, 1773)
Sub-species: Neotibicen lyricen engelhardti (Davis, 1910)
List of sources
- Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
- Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
- Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
- 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.