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3-4 cm sized Cikada. Two different individuals are photographed here, but they were fond in the same place at alsmost the same time.


Dense vegetation/bush in a bushcamp at night.


#3 and #4 shows a cikada sitting on my hand. It sat there for ten good minutes before taking off. Could not take many pictures of it though, since it was in the middle of a dance show around a camp fire... Mkhaya Game Reserve

No species ID suggestions


Tiz 5 years ago

Thank you and indeed a good idea! I will do a little bit of reasearch myself first, there are only 150-ish species of them in Southern Africa.

Fanie 5 years ago


Nice one :-). Have a look at this website, unfortunately there are no photo's.
Maybe you can e-mail the author for an ID.

Mbabane, Sifundza seHhohho, Swaziland

Lat: -26.62, Long: 31.75

Spotted on Nov 1, 2013
Submitted on Nov 7, 2013

Spotted for mission

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