Category: Hemiptera

Loxa flavicollis, 21 February 2016

Loxa flavicollis, the Spined green stink bug; Volusia county, Florida (21 February 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen auletes, 18 June 2012

Megatibicen auletes, the Northern dusk singing cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (18 June 2012).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leptoglossus fulvicornis, 26 May 2020

Leptoglossus fulvicornis, the Leaf-footed bug; Volusia county, Florida (26 May 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leptoglossus fulvicornis, 26 May 2020

Leptoglossus fulvicornis, the Leaf-footed bug; Volusia county, Florida (26 May 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Telonaca alta, 22 May 2020

Telonaca alta, the Alta telanoca planthopper (presumably); Volusia county, Florida (22 May 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Telonaca alta, 22 May 2020

Telonaca alta, the Alta telanoca planthopper (presumably); Volusia county, Florida (22 May 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen pronotais walkeri, 28 September 2007

Megatibicen pronotais walkeri, the Walker’s annual cicada; Tulsa county, Oklahoma (28 September 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen pronotais walkeri, 28 September 2007

Megatibicen pronotais walkeri, the Walker’s annual cicada; Tulsa county, Oklahoma (28 September 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Diceroprocta biconica (presumably), 26 July 2018

Diceroprocta biconica, the Key’s cicada (presumably; molt only); Monroe county, Florida (26 July 2018). NOTE: I can’t confirm species simply by the molt, but D. biconica is likely due to habitat, size, and location.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen lyricen, 19 June 2013

Neotibicen lyricen, the Lyric cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (19 June 2013). Teneral phase; undergoing ecdysis Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen lyricen, 19 June 2013

Neotibicen lyricen, the Lyric cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (19 June 2013). Teneral phase; undergoing ecdysis Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen lyricen, 19 June 2013

Neotibicen lyricen, the Lyric cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (19 June 2013). Teneral phase; undergoing ecdysis Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen similaris, 19 July 2020

Neotibicen similaris, the Similar dog-day cicada; Volusia county, Florida (19 July 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen similaris, 19 July 2020

Neotibicen similaris, the Similar dog-day cicada; Volusia county, Florida (19 July 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen similaris, 19 July 2020

Neotibicen similaris, the Similar dog-day cicada; Volusia county, Florida (19 July 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen resonans, 10 October 2014

Megatibicen resonans, the Resonant cicada; Volusia county, Florida (10 October 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen resonans, 10 October 2014

Megatibicen resonans, the Resonant cicada; Volusia county, Florida (10 October 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen resonans, 10 October 2014

Megatibicen resonans, the Resonant cicada; Volusia county, Florida (10 October 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen auletes, 18 June 2012

Megatibicen auletes, the Northern dusk singing cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (18 June 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen auletes, 18 June 2012

Megatibicen auletes, the Northern dusk singing cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (18 June 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen auletes, 18 June 2012

Megatibicen auletes, the Northern dusk singing cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (18 June 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Diceroprocta viridifascia, 02 September 2013

Diceroprocta viridifascia viridifascia, the Atlantic saltmarsh cicada; Volusia county, Florida (02 September 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Diceroprocta viridifascia, 02 September 2013

Diceroprocta viridifascia viridifascia, the Atlantic saltmarsh cicada; Volusia county, Florida (02 September 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Diceroprocta viridifascia, 02 September 2013

Diceroprocta viridifascia viridifascia, the Atlantic saltmarsh cicada; Volusia county, Florida (02 September 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen tibicen australis, 15 June 2020

Neotibicen tibicen australis, the Southern dusky-winged cicada; Volusia county, Florida (15 June 2020). A lucky photo taken by holding my Nikon way up and shooting mostly blind. Last traces of teneral action on this one. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen tibicen australis, 15 June 2020

Neotibicen tibicen australis, the Southern dusky-winged cicada; Volusia county, Florida (15 June 2020). A reference photo snagged with an iPhone extended way up with (dare I admit it?)… a selfie-stick. Yeah, I was out shooting video for one of my classes. Heh. Learn more about this… Continue Reading “Neotibicen tibicen australis, 15 June 2020”

Neotibicen tibicen australis, 15 June 2020

Neotibicen tibicen australis, the Southern dusky-winged cicada; Volusia county, Florida (15 June 2020). Had to consult with the bugguide.net crowd to peg this identification down — a fairly fresh Southern dusky-winged cicada. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Telonaca alta, 22 May 2020

Telonaca alta, the Alta telanoca planthopper (presumably); Volusia county, Florida (22 May 2020). Lateral view of a tiny Telanaca alta. I’m about 80% sure of the identification. Not quite confident yet. Anyhow, I can only imagine how epic this must loo from the even-tinier white insect’s perspective.… Continue Reading “Telonaca alta, 22 May 2020”

Telonaca alta, 22 May 2020

Telonaca alta, the Alta telanoca planthopper (presumably); Volusia county, Florida (22 May 2020). Planthoppers are magnificently strange and bizarre insects. That dorsal ridge always blows my mind.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leptoglossus fulvicornis, 26 May 2020

Leptoglossus fulvicornis, the Leaf-footed bug; Volusia county, Florida (26 May 2020). Lateral view of the Leaf-footed bug doing what it does. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leptoglossus fulvicornis, 26 May 2020

Leptoglossus fulvicornis, the Leaf-footed bug; Volusia county, Florida (26 May 2020). Behold! the mighty Leaf-footed bug! These bugs are somehow both robust and slim?  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neocicada hieroglyphica, 27 May 2020

Neocicada hieroglyphica, the Hieroglyphic cicada; Volusia county, Florida (27 May 2020). A more top-down of the Hieroglyphic cicada’s dorsal patterning. I could watch cicadas all year round if they’d only let me! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.  

Neocicada hieroglyphica, 27 May 2020

Neocicada hieroglyphica, the Hieroglyphic cicada; Volusia county, Florida (27 May 2020). We had our first Hieroglyphic cicada show up this past week. I’m not hearing tons of them calling, though. The last few years have been somewhat quiet on our annual cicada front.  Learn more… Continue Reading “Neocicada hieroglyphica, 27 May 2020”

Ormenaria rufifascia, 22 May 2020

Ormenaria rufifascia, the Palm flatid planthopper; Volusia county, Florida (22 May 2020). A common yet often-overlooked true bug of Florida: The palm flatid plant hopper. They’re extremely tiny, and just look at the blue and orange pattern around its head! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen similaris, 17 August 2017

Neotibicen similaris, the Similar dog-day cicada; Volusia county, Florida (17 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen similaris, 17 August 2017

Neotibicen similaris, the Similar dog-day cicada; Volusia county, Florida (17 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen resonans, 10 October 2014

Megatibicen resonans, the Resonant cicada; Volusia county, Florida (10 October 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen resonans, 10 October 2014

Megatibicen resonans, the Resonant cicada; Volusia county, Florida (10 October 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neocicada hieroglyphica, 09 June 2013

Neocicada hieroglyphica, the Hieroglyphic cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (09 June 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neocicada hieroglyphica, 09 June 2013

Neocicada hieroglyphica, the Hieroglyphic cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (09 June 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen auletes, 18 June 2013

Megatibicen auletes, the Northern dusk singing cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (18 June 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megatibicen auletes, 18 June 2013

Megatibicen auletes, the Northern dusk singing cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (18 June 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen lyricen, 15 July 2013

Neotibicen lyricen virescens, the Coastal lyric cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (15 July 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Neotibicen lyricen, 15 July 2013

Neotibicen lyricen virescens, the Coastal lyric cicada; Lowndes county, Georgia (15 July 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Acanthocephala declivis, 23 April 2016

Acanthocephala declivis, the Giant leaf-footed bug; Nassau county, Florida (23 April 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.