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Species Okanagana tanneri

Okanagana tanneri - male Cicada June 8 - Okanagana tanneri
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 Okanagana
Species tanneri (Okanagana tanneri)
Head with strongly produced front. Areas of pronotum lateral to midline broadly marked with yellow/brown. Posterior margin of pronotum yellow. Mesonotum with two large yellow markings and two smaller forming semicircle anterior to cruciform elevation. Costa yellow with wing venation yellow to marginal cell which are black. Wing membrane straw-colored. Femur and tibia marked with yellow. Tergum shining, with broad yellow margins bordering abdominal tergites.

Differentiated from O. sugdeni by yellow rather than red markings and O. schaefferi by less pronounced front, yellow wing veins, and extensive yellow/brown on pronotum.
Poorly known, parts of Utah, slightly into Colorado.
Formerly considered a subspecies of O. schaefferi
See Also
Okanagana schaefferi