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Photo#476133
Which Tibicen? - Neotibicen tibicen - female

Which Tibicen? - Neotibicen tibicen - Female
Atco, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
August 1, 2010
Which Tibicen is this?

Moved
Moved from Swamp Cicada.

Moved
Moved from Tibicen.

Tibicen tibicen (chloromerus), Swamp Cicada (FEMALE)
looks to be quasi-teneral, hence the pinkish coloration

 
Thanks :)
Thank you for the ID, Bill!
"quasi-teneral"... No wonder I couldn't find exact match...!

 
T. tibicen specimens from the mid-Atlantic
Many T. tibicen from this region (NY, NJ, PA, & MD) often retain colorful patterns on the mesonotum, incl. deep reds and bright greens!

I would be inclined to think this individual likely retained nice pattern & coloration even after she was fully sclerotized. The pinks usually fade to black and deep rusts while the greens would deepen to a nice leaf-green.

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