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Species Neocicada chisos - Chisos Cicada

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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 Neocicada
Species chisos (Chisos Cicada)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1916 by William T. Davis as Cicada chisos
Explanation of Names
The original specimens came from the Chisos Mountains of Texas