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Genus Tibicinoides

Cicada, male dorsal - Tibicinoides hesperia - male Okanagana utahensis - Tibicinoides utahensis - male Hesperia - Tibicinoides hesperia Hesperia - Tibicinoides hesperia Okanagana hesperia? - Tibicinoides hesperia Okanagana pallidula - Tibicinoides pallidula - male Okanagana vanduzeei - Tibicinoides vanduzeei - male Cicada Okanagana utahensis? - Tibicinoides utahensis - male
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 Tibicinoides
Explanation of Names
Tibicinoides Distant, 1914
14 species, all in our area; most recently moved from Okanagana (Cole et al. 2023)
Tibicinoides boweni (Chatfield-Taylor & Cole, 2020): NV
Tibicinoides catalina (Davis, 1936): CA
Tibicinoides cupreosparsa (Uhler, 1889): CA; Mexico
Tibicinoides hesperia (Uhler, 1876): central and western U.S.
Tibicinoides mercedita (Davis, 1915): CA
Tibicinoides minuta (Davis, 1915): CA
Tibicinoides pallidula (Davis, 1917): OR, CA, NV
Tibicinoides pernix (Bliven, 1964): CA
Tibicinoides rubrovenosa (Davis, 1915): OR, CA, AZ, UT
Tibicinoides simulata (Davis, 1921): OR, CA
Tibicinoides striatipes (Haldeman, 1852): central and western U.S.
Tibicinoides uncinata (Van Duzee, 1915): CA
Tibicinoides utahensis (Davis, 1919): western U.S. and Canada
Tibicinoides vanduzeei (Distant, 1914): western U.S. and Canada; Mexico
western U.S. and Canada to Mexico
Grasslands, probably including native bunchgrasses (Stipa sp.).
Print References
Cole, J.A., Chatfield-Taylor, W., Smeds, E.A., Cooley, J.R., Gonzalez, V.A. & Wong, C. (2023) Phylogeny of North America’s largest cicada radiation redefines Tibicinoides and Okanagana (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadidae: Tibicininae). Zootaxa, 5346(5), 501–531.
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