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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Diceroprocta olympusa

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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 Diceroprocta (Scrub Cicadas)
Species olympusa (Diceroprocta olympusa)
Range
Peninsular Florida (and adj. s. Georgia & s. Alabama - ?)
Habitat
"Scrub Habitat"
Pine Flatwoods
Open fields and roadsides
Season
June-Sept
This cicada is an annual species with multiple overlapping generations.
Food
UNKNOWN
(thought to be weedy perenniel vegetation / possibly pines)
Life Cycle
UNKNOWN
(thought to be 2 or 3 years with overlapping generations)