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Tibicen dorsatus from Pana, IL

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Tibicen dorsatus from Pana, IL

I just got back and yes i got a male Tibicen dorsata they sound like a lyricen but an octive lower in pitch ,thats alot

Date Posted: 2007-08-21 Comments: (2) Show Comments Hide Comments


Posted By: Massachusetts Cicadas | On: 2010-12-14 | Website:

Most excellent Jake!! Congratulations.

If you go back to this area, I would love to have a few specimens.

Remember though, the data is just as important to me as the cicada itself.

Posted By: Jake | On: 2010-12-14 | Website:

Yes Gerry i can send some to u, they are only in Pana Illinois,in a place called Anderson prairie one mile south of Pana they are hard to get with bare hands.

I'm going to bring a net tomorrow, i wish i had a digital recorder, so u could here the mating call, if you know what t walkeri sounds like when its starting to call , this is what t dorsata sounds like, their is no pulse or flux in the sound ,kind of like t lyricen, so in conclusion its got the low tone of t walkeri but the monotone, song of t lyricen.

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