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Subject:  Cicada
Geographic location of the bug:  Dominican Republic, Santiago
August 28, 2017  10:28 AM
I had to,post this cicada, most cicadas in DR are dark, this is the first time I see a light colored one.
Do you know the genus and species?
How you want your letter signed:  Suzette


Hi Suzette,
I am also including the image you sent in a previous email of a dark Cicada.  The spotting on the wings in both individuals looks similar, so it is possible there is some color variation within a single species.  The markings on the lighter Cicada look similar to the North American genus
Tibicen, commonly called the Annual Cicadas.  Unfortunately, there is no good database of Dominican insects available online.



What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Santiago, Dominican Republic

2 Responses to Cicada from Dominican Republic

  1. If not one, it is close to Zammara. When alive, some species very beautiful golden details, have to see it live: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-fjv1EdHt9vc/VNt7vmN51KI/AAAAAAAAZxY/2Yt1oZR-Iks/s1600/Cigarra_Cesar2.jpg

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