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Species Tibicinoides hesperia

Small Cicada - Tibicinoides hesperia Okanagana hesperia - Tibicinoides hesperia Cicada, female dorsal  - Tibicinoides hesperia - female Cicada_Flagstaff - Tibicinoides hesperia - male Hesperia - Tibicinoides hesperia Hesperia - Tibicinoides hesperia Okanagana hesperia? - Tibicinoides hesperia Okanagana Species - Weld County, Colorado  - Tibicinoides 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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas)
Family Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Tibicininae
Tribe Tibicinini
Genus Tibicinoides
Species hesperia (Tibicinoides hesperia)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tibicinoides hesperia (Uhler, 1876)
= Cicada hesperia Uhler, 1872
= Okanagana hesperia (Uhler, 1876)
= Okanagana striatipes var. beameri Davis, 1930
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.
Recently moved from Okanagana to Tibicinoides in Cole et al. 2023.
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.
Cole, J.A., Chatfield-Taylor, W., Smeds, E.A., Cooley, J.R., Gonzalez, V.A. & Wong, C. (2023) Phylogeny of North America’s largest cicada radiation redefines Tibicinoides and Okanagana (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadidae: Tibicininae). Zootaxa, 5346(5), 501–531.