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Species Tibicinoides simulata

Okanagana simulata - Tibicinoides simulata - female Okanagana simulata - Tibicinoides simulata - female Okanagana simulata - Tibicinoides simulata - male Okanagana simulata - Tibicinoides simulata - female
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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas)
Family Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Tibicininae
Tribe Tibicinini
Genus Tibicinoides
Species simulata (Tibicinoides simulata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tibicinoides simulata (Davis, 1921)
= Okanagana simulata Davis, 1921
Per Davis: Body lenght 27mm, wing expanse: 75mm
Large size is nearly diagnostic. The head is subequal to the width of the apical border of the pronotum. Outer margin of wing is relatively straight.
Unknown extent, primarily SE California. Type Locality Upland, CA
Great basin sage
Recently moved from Okanagana in Cole et al. 2023.
Print References
Cole, J.A., Chatfield-Taylor, W., Smeds, E.A., Cooley, J.R., Gonzalez, V.A. & Wong, C. (2023) Phylogeny of North America’s largest cicada radiation redefines Tibicinoides and Okanagana (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadidae: Tibicininae). Zootaxa, 5346(5), 501–531.
Davis, T. 1921. Records of cicadas from North America with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 29(1): 1-16