Neotibicen davisi davisi (Smith and Grossbeck, 1907)
Photo credit: T. canicularis and T. davisi by Paul Krombholz
Song type: Call
Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: N. davisi davisi
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Name, Location and Description
- Cicada Name: Neotibicen davisi davisi (Smith and Grossbeck, 1907)
- Short Name: N. davisi davisi
- Common Name: Davis' Southeastern Dog-Day Cicada
- Synonym/Former Name: Tibicen davisi davisi
- When: August-December. Peaks in September.
- Where it is found: AL, DE, DC, FL, GA, LA, MD, MA, MS, NJ, NY, NC, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV
- Maps: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF]
- Description: The davisi comes in a wide variety of colors: from rusty browns to greens. A crown-like pattern on the mesonotum. Sounds like an angle grinder tool, & sounds like N. auriferus & N. canicularis.
- Eye Color: varies
- Pronotal Collar Color: brown or green
- Bug Guide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/30367
- Taxonomic Information: Integrated Taxonomic Information System
- Cicada Mania Blog Posts: /cicadas/tag/t-davisi-davisi/
- Cicada Mania Image Library: Neotibicen davisi davisi (Smith and Grossbeck, 1907) 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.