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Species Okanagana viridis

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Classification
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 Tettigadinae
Genus Okanagana
Species viridis (Okanagana viridis)
Other Common Names
Referred to as the "cotton-green Cicada"
Explanation of Names
Okanagana viridis Davis 1918
Range
Officially reported from western Mississippi, ne. Louisiana, Arkansas, w. Tennessee & ne. Texas Specimens collected from se. Oklahoma adj to TX & Arkansas)
Habitat
Forested areas along watersheds and edge forests to the Black belt Prairie remnants
Season
June-July (early August)
Remarks
An allopatric member of Okanagana and the only species in the southeast.
See Also
Cicadetta
Print References
Hill, K.B.R., and D.C. Marshall. 2013. The Song, Morphology, Habitat, and Distribution of the Elusive North American Cicada Okanagana viridis (Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 106(5): 598-603. (1)
Works Cited
1.The Song, Morphology, Habitat, and Distribution of the Elusive North American Cicada Okanagana viridis (Cicadidae)
Hill, K.B.R., and D.C. Marshall. 2013. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 106(5): 598-603.