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Species Okanagana hesperia

Small Cicada - Okanagana hesperia Cicada, male anterior - Okanagana hesperia - male Cicada, male lateral - Okanagana hesperia - male Cicada, female ventral - Okanagana hesperia - female Cicada_Flagstaff - Okanagana hesperia - male Hesperia - Okanagana hesperia Okanagana hesperia? - Okanagana hesperia Okanagana hesperia - male
Classification
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 hesperia (Okanagana hesperia)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Okanagana hesperia (Uhler)
Orig. Comb: Tibicinoides hesperia Uhler 1876
Identification
Identification often hinges on very obvious fuscation at base of both wings and Mid-Western range.
Range
Nevada to eastern Kansas. Records from California are misidentified Okanagana vanduzeei.
Remarks
Song
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.