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A Quiet One - Neocicada hieroglyphica

A Quiet One - Neocicada hieroglyphica
Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, USA
July 30, 2007
This one never squeaked once durning my photo shoot and study. It was attracted to my UV/MV set up which draws them in a few times each summer.

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Neocicada hieroglyphica f. johannis
Neocicada hieroglyphica f. johannis
Populations of this species from peninsular Florida belong to the taxon Neocicada hieroglyphica f. johannis.

NOTE: The "race" johannis replaces the nominate form "hieroglyphica" through out much of Florida and occupies the majority of the Florida peninsula. It is typically characterized by reduced mesonotal patterning and less black. Individuals of johannis may range in color from light tan, mint green, to brownish and any degree of varying combinations.

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