Neotibicen robinsonianus Davis, 1922
Photo credit: Photo by Kathy Hill
Song type: Call
Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: N. robinsonianus
Name, Location and Description
- Cicada Name: Neotibicen robinsonianus Davis, 1922
- Short Name: N. robinsonianus
- Common Name: Robinson's Annual Cicada or Robinson's Cicada
- Synonym/Former Name: Tibicen robinsonianus
- Where it is found: AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, IN, KS, MD, MS, MO, NC, OH, PA, TN, TX, VA
- Maps: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF]
- Description: Robinson's Cicada looks like Linne's Cicada with less of a wing bend, and a different call. Its call is kind of like N. latifasciatus, but much more raspy.
- Eye Color: black
- Pronotal Collar Color: varies
- Bug Guide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/163614
- Subject Matter Expert website: http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/projects/cicada/sp_pages/NA_species/T_robinson.html
- Taxonomic Information: Integrated Taxonomic Information System
- Bill Reynolds: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/188279
- Cicada Mania Image Library: Neotibicen robinsonianus Davis, 1922 images
- 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.