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Cicada - Megatibicen dealbatus

Cicada - Megatibicen dealbatus
Clark State Fishing Lake, Kansas, USA
August 22, 2007
Size: 1.75 inches

Tibicen dealbatus
The size given is somewhat smaller than this species (which should be at least 2" long) but the coloration looks right. The white markings on the abdomen resemble those of T. dorsatus, but are more blurry.

For more information on this species, please contact me at: hamiltona AT

Thanks. I believe I underesti
Thanks. I believe I underestimated the size when I posted my query, (not having a specimen or a measurement taken at the time of photography)

May I add this image to my collection of 1000+ Homoptera-Auchenorrhyncha for inclusion in my forthcoming web site on northern cicadas? With appropriate acknowledgments, of course. If so, please send me a note of acceptance. -You will find my credentials on

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