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A huge Cicada, among the largest in the world. This one was around 6 cm and wing span of at least 15 cm. Its wings is dark brown to black colour with nice vein patterns. It has yellow-green collar, a red transversal stripe on the thorax and a turquiose-blue abdomen. Tacua speciosa is the only member of its genus.
This species can be found in Borneo, Sumatra, Java and in the Malay Peninsula.