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Tribe Tacuini

Cicada species?? - Megatibicen resh Green Annual Cicada wings - Neotibicen canicularis Wasp-like insect attacks and kills larger winged insect in street. - Neotibicen canicularis scissor grinder on a pine tree - Megatibicen grossus Dog-day Cicada - Neotibicen canicularis Unknown cicada - Megatibicen cultriformis 8023339 cicada - Neotibicen canicularis Species Tibicen canicularis? - Neotibicen linnei
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 Cicadinae
Tribe Tacuini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tacuini Distant, 1904
= Cryptotympanini Handlirsch, 1925
= Lyristarini Gomez-Menor Ortega, 1957
= Lyristini Gomez-Menor Ortega, 1957
14 genera in 3 subtribes; 5 genera in 1 subtribe (Tacuina Distant, 1904) in our area