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  1. Female cicada - they are quite bigger than the males - about 5 cm. This is the only photo I managed to take of a female - as they do not sing they are hardly noticeable on the tree bark. Posted 5 years ago
  2. Awesome light and great sharpness! Posted 5 years ago

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''Cicadetta montana'' is a species of ''Cicadetta'' found throughout Europe and in parts of Asia.

It is regarded as endangered over large parts of Europe, and has vanished from several areas in Western Europe.
It is the only cicada species native to England and Finland .

The adult females inject their eggs into the stems of food plants, and when the larvae emerge, they burrow underground and as nymphs feed on root sap. These underground cycles may last many years, differing.. more

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Aug 22, 2014. Captured Aug 11, 2014 13:43 in Unnamed Road, Pilos Nestor 240 04, Greece.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/250s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm