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November 28, 2007

Ozzie Cicadas: Redeye cicada

Filed under: Australia,David Emery,Psaltoda — Tags: , — Dan @ 12:39 pm

Here is an Redeye cicada (Psaltoda moerens) photo taken by David Emery. The Redeye is also know as the Cherryeye.

Psaltoda moerens (Germar, 1834)

The Redeye cicada can be found in eastern NSW, Victoria and Tasmania, and are most abundant in late November and December. (Moulds, M.S.. Australian Cicadas Kennsignton: New South Wales Press, 1990, p.75)