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
- Bug Guide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/260116
- Type Specimen Details: The American Museum of Natural Species
- Subject Matter Expert website: http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/projects/cicada/sp_pages/NA_species/T_virescens.html
- Taxonomic Information: Integrated Taxonomic Information System
- Bill Reynolds: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/224472
- Song: http://www.insectsingers.com/100th_meridian_cicadas/index.html
- Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.
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.