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Cicada - Diceroprocta olympusa

Cicada - Diceroprocta olympusa
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
July 27, 2013
This is the only shot we got of this cicada, and not alot to go on.
It was resting on a telephone pole close to wet saltwater marsh woodlands.
Oaks, Mangroves, Palms, quite a diverse area.
Measured 2 inches, which is slightly smaller than most others around here.
Green wings, green legs, green collar, rusty brown around the head, and the 'M' is almost red.
Thank you for any assistance :-)

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Maybe a Diceroprocta olympusa?
That's my best guess.

It looks like a recently emerged cicada, so it's a little difficult for me to key in on the colors and patterns. However, the "Z" area of the wing looks a lot like D. olympusa:



And yet... The size you gave of 2" is a bit large for D. olympusa cicadas (which are usually a little less than 1 1/2"), so I'm kind of scratching my head...

Anyone else have any ideas?

 
Thanks as always Bill
This was one of those shots you get when your not even bug hunting, lol. Makes sense that it could have recently emerged and was climbing up the T pole. The measurement I gave is more than likely off as the cicada was walking on my thumb where my palm and wrist meet, so yes it can easily be 1.5" and I just made a gross miscalculation.
I will catalog this as D. olympusa as you are almost certainly correct, and will refer to it with proper photos and info next time I find one down here :-)

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