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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Superfamily Cicadoidea - Cicadas

Tibicen linnei Cicada Female-underside- - Neotibicen linnei - female Cicada - What kind? - Neotibicen lyricen Cicada - Neotibicen linnei tibicen tibicen - Neotibicen tibicen - male Swamp Cicada - Neotibicen tibicen Unknown cicada  - Neotibicen canicularis - male Neotibicen - Neotibicen linnei Common Cactus-Dodger - Cacama valvata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas)
2 extant families, one of which is endemic to Australia
Characters of the Cicadoidea per Folz (2001):
antennae short and aristate, arising in front of or between the eyes
tarsi 3-segmented
middle coxae short and contiguous
forewing with no Y-vein in anal area