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Species Okanagana hesperia

Okanagana hesperia Very small cicada - Okanagana hesperia Cicada, male dorsal - Okanagana hesperia - male Cicada, female dorsal  - Okanagana hesperia - female Cicada_Flagstaff - Okanagana hesperia - male Okanagana hesperia? - Okanagana hesperia Okanagana hesperia - male Okanagana Species - Weld County, Colorado  - Okanagana hesperia - 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
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas)
Family Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Tibicininae
Tribe Tibicinini
Genus Okanagana
Species hesperia (Okanagana hesperia)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Okanagana hesperia (Uhler)
Orig. Comb: Tibicinoides hesperia Uhler 1876
Identification often hinges on very obvious fuscation at base of both wings and Mid-Western range.
Nevada to eastern Kansas. Records from California are misidentified Okanagana vanduzeei.
Syllable Rate (Beats/Second) 188.6 +/- 5.4
Peak Freq. 9.9 +/- 0.5 0.5kHz
Internet References
Chatfield-Taylor, W. and Cole, J.A. 2019. Noisy neighbors among the selfish herd: mate recognition within
cicada emergences mediated by a critical song distance (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadidae: Okanagana). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. XX. 1-11.