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Australian Cicadas



Cicadas

Lesser Bottle Cicada
(Chlorocysta vitripennis)
Lesser Bottle Cicada
The Lesser Bottle Cicada is green with transparent wings with green veins. Males have large hollow abdomen. Females are smaller with tapered abdomen. The males have a sound producing organ that makes a loud resonating call on summer nights Click to continue>
Green Grocer Cicada
(Cyclochila australasiae)
Green Grocer Cicada
The Green Grocer Cicada is a common cicada along eastern Australia. It has a loud high pitched call and is one of the loudest insects in the world. The most common form is green, and another fairly common form is the yellow form (the Yellow Monday).... Click to continue>
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(Diemeniana frenchi)
no common name
Diemeniana frenchi is a dark coloured cicada. The wings are transparent with reddish and pale veins. There six species inn the genus, and they are all found in south east of Australia. This genus has a "nodal line" on the forewings (a line... Click to continue>
Red Eye Cicada
(Psaltoda moerens)
Red Eye Cicada
The Red Eye Cicada is a black cicada with dark red eyes. Adult cicadas are shiny black above with paler underside and has lacy transparent wings with black veins. They feed by piercing the bark with their mouthparts and feeding on the tree sap. They... Click to continue>
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