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Despite my ID suggestion, I wish to change the common name and I suspect it should be called a 'masked devil' They are all the same species (Cyclochila australasiae) but yellow Monday is all orange/yellow. The masked devil has a black mask and abdomen and may be green or orange. http://www.flickr.com/photos/22616984@N0... The all green form is the familiar greengrocer and there is a dark brown form too. I saw them emerging last night; the black color comes a day later http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/511... Complex? Welcome to biology.
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Thanks Mark, Rieko, Stephen & Martin
2 X Yellow Monday = Double Drummer ? Nice pic Mac.
amazing image, these guys are like some art project that made colour shifts from wildlife images. Very nice!
Added ID, thanks Faredin & Martinl
This is a color variation of the common greengrocer cicada. Nice.
Spotted on Oct 12, 2013 Submitted on Oct 12, 2013
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