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Canadian Cicada

Okanagana canadensis


Almost looks like a very large house fly. The long clear wings have thin black veins. The wings are longer than the whole body. Small yellow markings on the back of the thorax. The head is smaller than the thorax. Bulbous eyes. Small and short antennae.


Was spotted in a wooded area along the Trent- Severn waterway in Ontario Canada.

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Orillia, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jul 2, 2016
Submitted on Jan 30, 2017

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