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cicada identification - Platypedia

cicada identification - Platypedia
Portola Valley, san mateo County, California, USA
Size: 1 inch

Moved from Platypedia.

Moved from Okanagana. Gotta watch out for those new guys. :-)
Linking is for images of one individual bug only!

2 different cicadas!!!!
Look at the casts!!

Image with cicada + molt on white surface:
The molt lacks the dorsal black stripe on the abdomen & thorax = Okanagana

Cicada on wood to right of molt:
This molt has a well developed dorsal black stripe along abdomen and thorax = Platypedia

Moved from Cicadas.

cannot tell the species from a freshly molted individual

Moved from ID Request.

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