Wednesday, 20 November 2002

This presentation is part of : Display Presentations, Subsection Cd. Behavior and Ecology

Analysis of the calling songs of Platypleura hirtipennis(Germar, 1834) and P. plumosa (Germar, 1834) (Homoptera: Cicadidae)

Allen F. Sanborn, Barry University, School of Natural & Health Sciences, 11300 NE Second Avenue, Miami Shores, FL, Polly K. Phillips, American University of the Caribbean, Department of Physiology, c/o MEIO, 901 Ponce de leon Suite 401, Coral Gables, FL, and Martin H. Villet, Rhodes University, Department of Zoology & Entomology, P.O. Box 94, Grahamstown, South Africa.

An acoustic analysis of the callings songs of Platypleura hirtipennis and P. plumosa was performed to determine if both are valid species.

Species 1: Homoptera Cicadidae Platypleura hirtipennis
Species 2: Homoptera Cicadidae Platypleura plumosa
Keywords: acoustic analysis, cicadas

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