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Genus Neoplatypedia

Cicada - two different ones - Neoplatypedia constricta Unknown Okanagana sp. - Neoplatypedia Unknown Okanagana sp. - Neoplatypedia Unknown Okanagana sp. - Neoplatypedia Cicada (newly-emerged) - Neoplatypedia Neoplatypedia? - Neoplatypedia Neoplatypedia constricta Neoplatypedia constricta
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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas)
Family Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Tibicininae
Tribe Platypediini
Genus Neoplatypedia
Numbers
Nearctica.com lists two species for North America
Neoplatypedia ampliata
Neoplatypedia constricta

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Neoplatypedia - wing-banging cicadas
Neoplatypedia affinis Davis 1939b
Neoplatypedia ampliata (Van Duzee 1915a)
Neoplatypedia constricta Davis 1920a
Neoplatypedia n.sp. nr. constricta
Identification
Distinguished from Platypedia in part by 7 marginal cells instead of 8. Separated from other Tettigadinae by the radial cell's distal node located 2/3 of the way along the costa rather than centered.