Tibicinoides mercedita (Davis, 1915)
Name, Location and Description
- Cicada Name: Tibicinoides mercedita (Davis, 1915)
- Short Name: T. mercedita
- Where it is found: CA
- Maps: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF]
- Description: Brown and orange
- Eye Color: brown?
- Pronotal Collar Color: orange
- Type Specimen Details: The American Museum of Natural Species
- Taxonomic Information: Integrated Taxonomic Information System
- Identification: Bug Guide
- Identification: iNaturalist
From Davis’ key to Okanagana/Tibicinoides1:
A. Male uncus not hooked at the extremity, sometimes sinuate.
BB. Stouter bodied species, the fore and hind wings variegated with orange and black at the base.
CC. Marginal cells short; the third one in the fore wings about one-half as long as the second ulnar area adjoining and immediately behind it.
H. Both pairs of wings clear except near base.
Head including eyes about 5 mm. broad. Expands about 40 mm.
Similar cicada: Tibicinoides minuta (Davis, 1915).
Species: Tibicinoides mercedita (Davis, 1915)
List of sources
- Davis, William T. Cicadas of the genera Okanagana, Tibicinoides and Okanagodes, with descriptions of several new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. v27. 179-223. 1919. Link.
- 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.