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Species Cacama californica

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Cicadinae
Genus Cacama (Cactus Dodgers)
Species californica (Cacama californica)
Identification
Similar by most accounts to C. variegata
Described as a "mottled species".
TL - Los Angeles Co., California

Range
s. Calif. & adj Mex (?)
s. California (thought to be s. Calif. and adj. Mexico)
Extent of RANGE is not clearly defined: sw. USA may include NM-AZ extending s. into adj. Mexico (????)
Habitat
Arid scrub
See Also
Several species
sw. USA - Mexico (Central America)

sw. USA (California) & MEXICO
Cacama furcata Davis - (Not known from USA)

sw. USA (ARIZONA) & MEXICO
sw. USA (several states) & MEXICO

USA, se. TEXAS & Adj. ne. MEXICO

USA, Central TEXAS ("hill country")

CENTRAL AMERICA / MEXICO (not known from the USA)