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Cicada (orni?)

Found July in Lake Garda (in large numbers) about 350m above sea level, in a woodland clearing

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    Jan 21, 2014 2:58 PM (in response to Mark Burgess)
    Re: Cicada (orni?)



    It's a cicada, but I'm not sure you can tell species apart from photos alone. We have had a live one and the expert said that even with a specimen in hand, if the animal doesn't 'sing' it's impossible to separate from a very similar species. DNA could help.

    Try other forums just in case you find someone who knows cicadas.


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