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Giant fly? - Neotibicen tibicen

Giant fly? - Neotibicen tibicen
Oviedo - urban subdivision back patio, Seminole County, Florida, USA
June 30, 2008
Size: about 2"
Found in the top corner of my screened in patio this morning. Though it has large wings I have not seen it fly. It has moved around on the screed in the corner for the last few hours. Underbelly is silver in color and there are two white circular spots on the top neat the wings.

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Giant fly? - Neotibicen tibicen Giant fly? - Neotibicen tibicen

Moved
Moved from Swamp Cicada.

Moved
Moved from Cicadas.

Tibicen tibicin "australis", "Southern Swamp Cicada"
Floridian populations of this cicada deviate from most other populations of T. tibicen (chlormerus). More often than not the pronotal collar is green (not black) and there is dorsal pattern evident in the form of greens, some black delineation, flanked by rich reds/reddish browns.

The ventral pic helps me see that the legs are green and that there is no ventral black midline stripe running down the abdomen.

f.y.i. - Coastal Lyric Cicadas, Tibicen lyricen virescens, have a black pronotal collar, brown legs and a shiny black ventral stripe!

Moved

Tibicen
Hard to see against the light like that, but probably the swamp cicada, T. chloromerus.

Cicada
This is one of the Cicadas.

http://bugguide.net/node/view/101

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