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Need ID please - Neotibicen tibicen

Need ID please - Neotibicen tibicen
Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky, USA
June 28, 2006
Size: 30 mm
The common name for these in Kentucky is Jar Fly. I would like to know the taxonomically correct identification so I can add it to my back yard species life-list.

Moved
Moved from Swamp Cicada.

Tibicen tibicen
This is the swamp cicada, distinguished by the color pattern on the upper side of the first thoracic segment (pronotum): black with green patches on either side of the midline.

I note by searching for "jar fly" that other species of Tibicen are also called that. Another common name for the genus is "harvestfly" because they come out in late summer.

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