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Genus Diceroprocta - Scrub Cicadas

Cicada - Diceroprocta apache Cicada - Diceroprocta swalei Unkn Cicada - Diceroprocta knighti Semicincta? - Diceroprocta apache Diceroprocta sp. - Diceroprocta apache-cinctifera-semicincta - female What Cicada? - Diceroprocta cinctifera Diceroprocta apache? - Diceroprocta apache Diceroprocta biconica - male
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 Cicadinae
Tribe Fidicini
Genus Diceroprocta (Scrub Cicadas)


Diceroprocta apache Davis 1921
Diceroprocta apache ochroleuca Davis 1942
Diceroprocta arizona (Davis 1916)
Diceroprocta castanea (Davis 1916)
Diceroprocta aurantiaca Davis 1938 [syn. Diceroprocta delicata aurantiaca]
Diceroprocta averyi Davis 1941
Diceroprocta azteca (Kirkaldy 1881)
Diceroprocta bequaerti (Davis 1917)
Diceroprocta biconica (Walker 1850)
Diceroprocta bibbyi Davis 1928
Diceroprocta canescens Davis 1935
Diceroprocta castanea (Davis 1916) [syn. D. swalei davisi]
Diceroprocta cinctifera cinctifera (Uhler 1892)
Diceroprocta cinctifera limpia Davis 1932
Diceroprocta cinctifera viridicosta Davis 1930
Diceroprocta delicata aurantiaca Davis 1938
Diceroprocta delicata delicata (Osborn 1906)
Diceroprocta eugraphica (Davis 1916)
Diceroprocta knighti Davis (1917)
Diceroprocta marevagans Davis 1928
Diceroprocta olympusa (Walker 1850)
Diceroprocta semicincta nigricans Davis 1942
Diceroprocta semicincta semicincta (Davis 1925)
Diceroprocta swalei davisi Metcalf 1963 [D. castanea]
Diceroprocta swalei swalei (Distant 1904)
Diceroprocta texana lata Davis 1941
Diceroprocta texana texana (Davis 1916)
Diceroprocta viridifascia (Walker 1850)
Diceroprocta vitripennis (Say 1830), green-winged cicada
NOTE: Some IMAGES placed under this taxon may be MISIDENTIFIED at the species level and are in a constant state of review!
Based on morphological characteristics, call similarities, and distribution patterns, several species are subject to confusion and erroneous id (We/I make mistakes!).
This is a dynamic "living-breathing" site and though we (I) make mistakes, we strive to share the most comprehensive and accurate information possible.
Comments, corrections and updates are always welcome.
For details on Diceroprocta species, please refer to the following:
VARIABLE: Usually considered to be "Summer"
Occurrence dates range from May-October

Most members of this genus appear to be annual species with multiple overlapping generations.