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A review of the genera of Australian cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea)
The identities of all 242 described Australian Cicadoidea species (and their synonyms) have been confirmed, mostly byexamination of types, and their generic status reviewed. Male genitalia of all butExpand
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Cicada fossils (Cicadoidea: Tettigarctidae and Cicadidae) with a review of the named fossilised Cicadidae.
The Cicadoidea comprise two families, the Cicadidae and the Tettigarctidae. This paper evaluates the status and taxonomy of all named Cicadoidea fossils belonging to the Cicadidae. Shcherbakov (2009)Expand
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Molecular phylogenetics, diversification, and systematics of Tibicen Latreille 1825 and allied cicadas of the tribe Cryptotympanini, with three new genera and emphasis on species from the USA and
North America has a diverse cicada fauna with multiple genera from all three Cicadidae subfamilies, yet molecular phylogenetic analyses have been completed only for the well-studied periodicalExpand
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Substrate-transmitted acoustic signals of the primitive cicada, Tettigarcta crinita Distant (Hemiptera Cicadoidea, Tettigarctidae)
Male cicadas are familiar for their unique loud airborne calls used in courtship and mate recognition. Extant Tettigarcta species in Australia are little-known relict survivors of a primitiveExpand
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A review of the tribe Thophini Distant (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae) with the description of a new species of Thopha Amyot & Serville
The tribe Thophini is redefined. It includes only the genera Thopha Amyot & Serville and Arunta Distant, both of which are endemic to Australia. The Caribbean genus Uhleroides Distant is excludedExpand
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Talcopsaltriini, a new tribe for a new genus and species of Australian cicada (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae)
A new tribe, Talcopsaltriini, subfamily Cicadinae, is described to accommodate Talcopsaltria olivei, n.gen., n.sp. a species recorded from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. Relationships of theExpand
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Off-target capture data, endosymbiont genes and morphology reveal a relict lineage that is sister to all other singing cicadas
1Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06268, USA 2Australian Museum Research Institute, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia 3Natural Sciences Division, PasadenaExpand
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Phylogeny for the tribe Thophini (Cicadoidea: Cicadidae) with the description of a new subspecies of Thopha sessiliba Distant from Western Australia
A molecular phylogeny for the cicada tribe Thophini (Thopha + Arunta) is provided together with a cladistic analysis based on morphological data. A new subspecies, Thopha sessiliba clamoris, isExpand
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Three New Species of Psaltoda Stål from Eastern Australia (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae)
Psaltoda antennetta n.sp. and P. maccallumi n.sp. are cicadas restricted to rainforest habitats in northeastern Queensland. Psaltoda mossi n.sp. is far more widespread, ranging through easternExpand
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