Italian Mountain Cicada: New Insect Species Discovered in Italy, Switzerland

A multinational group of entomologists led by Dr Thomas Hertach from the University of Basel has discovered a new species of singing cicada that occurs from southern Switzerland to central Italy. Cicadas belong to the order Hemiptera, families Cicadidae or Tettigarctidae (only two species). Male cicadas sing to attract females. Many produce loud, shrill buzzing [...] —> Read More Here


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