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Subject: cicada nymphs??
Location: Sandia Park, NM
May 27, 2014 4:40 pm
Hi,
Have seen adult cicadas all our lives-are these nymphs? They are all over our pine trees and make lots of “clicking noises” sort of like the initial cicada noises.
Thanks!
Signature: Warner family

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Cicada

Dear Warner Family,
Immature Cicadas, known as nymphs, live underground and they do not have wings.  These are adult Cicadas of some small species.  We will attempt to identify your Cicadas to the species level.

Thanks so much for getting us this far.
We really appreciate your site for all our bug-questions!

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What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Sandia Park, New Mexico

2 Responses to Cicada

  1. Steve says:

    It looks like one of the cicadas in genus Platypedia. Maybe P. putnami?

    • bugman says:

      The range is correct, and the Platypediaspecies are smaller Cicadas, so it is possible. WE thought the mention of pine as a habitat for the Cicadas might assist in the identification, however, BugGuide does not mention pine in relation to Platypedia.

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