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March 2, 2019

Thopha saccata (Fabricius, 1803)

Filed under: Australia,Fabricius,Kevin Lee,Thopha,Thophini — Dan @ 1:01 am

Thopha saccata is a cicada found in Australia. It is also known as the Eastern Double Drummer.

Photo by Dan Mozgai:
Double Drummer (Thopha saccata)

Photo by Kevin Lee:
Double Drummer (Thopha saccata)

Scientific classification:
Family: Cicadidae
SubFamily: Cicadinae
Tribe: Thophini
Genus: Thopha
Species: Thopha saccata (Fabricius, 1803)

For more information about this cicada, visit A web guide to the cicadas of Australia by L. W. Popple.

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