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Hieroglyphic Cicada? - Neocicada hieroglyphica

Hieroglyphic Cicada? - Neocicada hieroglyphica
St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
July 31, 2008
Size: 3-4 cm
Sorry it is out of focus. It flew away before I could snap a better picture.


Neocicada hieroglyphica f. johannis
Populations of this species from peninsular Florida belong to the taxon Neocicada hieroglyphica f. johannis.

NOTE: The "race" johannis replaces the nominate form "hieroglyphica" through out much of Florida and occupies the majority of the Florida peninsula. It is typically characterized by reduced mesonotal patterning and less black. Individuals of johannis may range in color from light tan, mint green, to brownish and any degree of varying combinations.

Moved from Cicadas.

Neocicada hieroglyphica

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