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Species Cicadettana kansa

Cicadetta kansa, dorsal - Cicadettana kansa - female Cicadetta kansa, lateral - Cicadettana kansa - female Cicadetta kansa, ventral - Cicadettana kansa - female Cicadetta kansa, anterior - Cicadettana kansa - female Cicadetta kansa, dorsal spread - Cicadettana kansa - female Cicadetta calliope possibly in grass - Cicadettana kansa
Classification
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
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas)
Family Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Cicadettinae
Genus Cicadettana (Small Grass Cicadas)
Species kansa (Cicadettana kansa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cicadettana kansas Marshall and Hill 2017
Cicadetta kansa (Davis)
Orig. Comb: Melampsalta kansa Davis 1919
Numbers
4 Nearctic spp. (1)
Identification
C. kansa is characteristically a pale green coloration and distinguished from the similar C. calliope by having only 4 or 5 apical cells in the hind wing; there are typically 6 in C. calliope.
Range
southern Great Plains to c. TX (NM-LA-NE-CO) (1)
See Also
Cicadetta calliope (Walker 1850)
RANGE: e. US

Cicadetta calliope floridensis (Davis 1920)
NOTE: C. calliope floridensis has a very different call from other pop's of C. calliope.
RANGE: mostly restricted to Florida

Cicadetta camerona (Davis 1920)
RANGE: southmost Texas

Cicadetta kansa (Davis 1919)
RANGE: s. and c. Great Plains

Cicadetta texana (Davis 1936)
RANGE: c. TX to Gulf Coast
Print References
Marshall, D.C. and Hill, K.B.R. 2017. A new genus for North American Cicadetta species (Hemiptera: Cicadidae). Zootaxa 4306: 537-550
Works Cited
1.Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico.
Sanborn, A.F., and P.K. Phillips. 2013. Diversity 5: 166–239.