Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cicadetta kansa (Davis)
Orig. Comb: Melampsalta kansa Davis 1919
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.
southern Great Plains to c. TX (NM-LA-NE-CO) (1)
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