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Tibicen texanus group - Hadoa texana

Tibicen texanus group - Hadoa texana
Village of San Leanna (south Austin), Travis County, Texas, USA
July 27, 2008
Tibicen texanus - group
Det. Bill Reynolds, 2009

Shot at UV lights, in a wet area...

SONG - High pitched, loud, continuous thin whine

Moved from Tibicen.

Tibicen texanus - group
refer here for comparison

Tibicen texana/taxanus
Although not 100% certain, this image is very similar to T. texana/texanus specimens I have seen.

You would need measurements to distinguish this species.

looks like a good example of Cicada I don't have enough knowledge to identify the specific type but you can probably hear them calling if your area is typical if you look around in the trees and buildings you can probably find the cast off cases from the nymph.

Cicadas of Texas

Here's a list of cicadas I've compiled for Texas.

The loudest one in the western hemisphere sings in the Austin area...

HTH, Mike

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