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Subject: Please identify this bug
Location: Wheelers Hill Victoria, 3150 Australia
November 14, 2012 5:57 am
Found this bug on my drive way after taking my dog (which is a kelpie) for a walk. He started barking at it (as it was nigh time i had to shine a light at it to see it and i couldn’t work out what it was. it was approximately the size of my iphone 4s in length and its head was around 4 centimetres wide to give you a bit of a scale in size.
Signature: Mr

Green Grocer

Dear Mr,
While many folks who live in the northern hemisphere a
re lamenting the coming of winter, folks in Australia are rejoicing with the approach of summer.  Whether one lives in the north or south, Cicadas are a fixture of the summer symphony of sound, and Australia is famous for the diversity of its Cicadas.  Australians are very proud of their Cicadas, and you might enjoy visiting the Cicada Mania website.  This colorful Cicada is commonly called a Green Grocer, Cyclochila australasiae, a species that has several different color variations each with its own distinctive name.

Green Grocer


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