Photo: Super blue cicada

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blue cicada, Zammara smaragdina

credit: Andreas Kay

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Andreas Kay has been working in the tropics of Ecuador, where he encountered this Zammara smaragdina. The Zammara genus is know for its bright blue-green color, and like other cicadas has a loud buzzing call.

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