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Species Okanagana synodica - Walking Cicada

Walking Cicada - Okanagana synodica - female Walking Cicada - Okanagana synodica - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Tettigadinae
Genus Okanagana
Species synodica (Walking Cicada)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Okanagana synodica (Say)
Orig. Comb: Cicada Okanagana synodica Say 1825
w. N. Amer. (CA-MO-IA-OR) / AB (1)
host plants are probably grasses (1)
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.