Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Platypleura
Family: Cicadidae (Insecta/Hemiptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
unnamed
NOTES

A large brown cicada with orange hind wings and two white patches on the end of the abdomen. Only found on bush-tick berry bushes (Chrysanthemoides monilifera). Song is a continuous high-pitched trill. This species has not yet been named.


AUTHORITY
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: General appearance brown but has a dark abdomen with two white spots at the end and bright orange hindwings
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Cicada
Habitat
NOTES: Only found on a few bush-tick berry plants
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
December



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