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October 11, 2005

Three new galleries and 23 new cicada photographs

Filed under: Photos & Illustrations — Dan @ 9:12 pm

Gina's cicada

We have three new galleries:

NEW! Gina Scarborough’s Florida Cicada. 18 great pictures of a pink cicada. We need help identifying this cicada, so let us know if you have a clue what it is.

NEW! Giant pictures of Bill Lesar’s Tibicen dorsatus. You’ve seen this cicada in an earlier post — now you can see huge versions of Bill’s photographs.

NEW! Andrea’s 2005 Cicada Nymph Exoskeleton Gallery. Three big pictures of discarded exoskeletons.


  1. shane says:

    in australia it is commonly known as a brown baker, floury baker or a double drummer i don’t know how it got its name it is akittle larger than most cicadas with a deeper sound it is pretty common on the coast of New South Wales.

  2. nicole says:

    i am doing a report on the cidada soo if u can tell me anything thing about this insect leave a comment and after you are done with your info put for nicole

    thanks nicole

  3. Paul K. says:

    Just because it has a big head in proportion to the rest of its body, it might be Tibicen davisi

  4. Gerry says:

    Its kind of hard at the teneral stage to ID a cicada before it is fully hardened. Pink wing veins
    I have found to be common in some species of Cicadas while molting. However, this color receeds
    as the cicada hardens and is only temporary. While I am unfamiliar with some species of Florida
    Cicadas I can at least offer that this specimen is a female.

    A good place to start for ID purposes would be here:

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